10 best sherries

Whether it’s a case of dry, dry and dry again for you or you’re sweet on the dessert variety, there’s something for all tastes here

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Like a  puppy, sherry isn’t  just for Christmas, it has become an all-year-round drink suitable for any occasion. So whether you favour a dry and complex fino or a rich and nutty oloroso, here’s our pick of the best bottles

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Verdict: Pedro’s Almacenista Selection Amontillado is a perfectly balanced sherry to drink on its own or with food while the Waitrose Dry Oloroso offers rich flavours and intense aromas at a reasonable price. If you want to push the boat out, try the superb Antique Paolo Cortado or the exceptional Equipo Navazos La Bota de Fino 35

Buy now:

1. Goya XL Manzanilla En Rama, £18.95 for 50cl

2. Pedro Ximenez Triana Hidalgo, £13.99 for 50cl

3. Harveys Bristol Cream, £10 for 75cl

4. Pedro’s Almacenista Selection Amontillado, £11.99 for 75cl

5. Harveys Fino, £11.05 for 50cl

6. Fernando de Castilla Antique Palo Cortad, £33.99 for 50cl

7. Lustau Moscatel Emilin, £15.95 for 75cl

8. Williams & Humbert Dos Cortados Paolo Cortado,£15.65 for 50cl

9. Equipo Navazos LaBota De Fino, £26.50 for 75cl

10. Waitrose Dry Oloroso,£9.75 for 75cl


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