Copa Jerez - the matches
27 Sep 2011 by Jancis Robinson
Last week's Copa Jerez food and sherry matching competition was a revelation in how versatile Andalucía's most underrated wine is. Indeed, if I have one criticism of the choices of the six nationally qualifying contestants, it is that they didn't choose enough of the most obvious food partners - light, pale, dry Finos and Manzanillas. Out of the 18 wines chosen in total, we had one Fino, three Manzanillas and a much older Manzanilla Pasada, yet we had eight sherries with some sort of sweetness even though only four of the 18 dishes were actually desserts. Go figure, as they say. Yet I have to say that although the dishes were of...

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