What goes with cherry wine?
On Dec 9, 4:18 pm, "Vilco" wrote:
I'm guessing you'd serve it with a dessert. Any ideas?
Are you talking about Jerez Cherry wine?
There are so many varieties, and they're so distant from each other,
that asking how to pair a Chery Wine makes sense just as asking what
to match with a white wine from Piedmont: there are dry ones, sweet
ones, off-dry ones, made with freshly harvested grapes or raisins...
Which kind of Cherry Wine do you have there?
I had no idea. The well-stocked place I stopped at (I haven't bought
it yet) thought at first they didn't have cherry wine or any "fruit
wines" when I asked and then as I was leaving, they called out and
showed me a bottle that was maybe bigger than a quart. The short name
may have been Eastern European or Russian - at any rate, I think it
had a "j" in the middle and an "a" at the end. (The price was
BTW, this was the sort of liquor store where you can also buy French
bread, other breads, and lots of cheese.
I was merely curious because one seldom gets offered "fruit wines" at
all, and the only time I ever even HEARD of it was in the book "Mary
Poppins Comes Back." (Jane, who's under ten, gets offered "tea or