Top 10 wines in the UK press7th July, 2014 by Lauren Eads
Pedro’s Almacenista Selection Fino Jerez, Spain
Susy Atkins revealed her favourite summer apéritifs writing in The Telegraph this week, explaining its all about the “tang”.
She said: “Dry sherry has a briny, green-olive attack,” advising: “Serve it very cold, the better to bring out its lemon-peel bite and salty edge. Then there’s dry sparkling wine, the most obvious apéritif of all. In decent sparklers, there’s high acidity as well as masses of tiny bubbles waltzing on the tongue. So, there’s a certain sharpness, piquancy, tart edge to each. Yep, a tang is what makes the perfect apéritif.”
She described Pedro’s Almacenista as “a fine and distinctive fino, very pale copper, olive-scented with a nutty hint, and whistle-clean taste of grapefruit peel.”
Price: £10.99, Majestic, or £9.74 each for two or more until 1 September