Andalucia

See the RecipeTodd Coleman

This sherry cocktail with a Manchego garnish comes from Las Vegas's Downtown Cocktail Room. This recipe first appeared in our April 2012 issue along with Xania Woodman's story Raising the Bar.

Andalucia
This sherry cocktail with a Manchego garnish comes from Las Vegas's Downtown Cocktail Room.
Yield: makes 1 Cocktail

Ingredients

  • 2 oz. cream sherry
  • 1 oz. walnut liqueur, such as Nocello (available from Internet Wines and Spirits)
  • 14 tsp. sherry vinegar, such as Capirete 20 Reserva
  • 4 golden raisins
  • 1 1/4″-thick wedge Manchego

Instructions

  1. Stir sherry, liqueur, and vinegar in a cocktail shaker with ice until chilled; strain into a chilled champagne coupe. Garnish with raisins and cheese, speared with a toothpick.