Julia Child Sherry Cocktail

Julia Child Sherry Cocktail
The Julia Child Sherry Cocktail

Jim Kearns, beverage director, ACME, New York City

Fino is the driest, most saline style of Sherry. It’s made from high-acid Palomino grapes and aged under a blanket of yeast called flor, which protects the wine from oxidation. Fino is best well-chilled, and it especially shines in martini-style cocktails.

Cocktails for Five Sherry Styles
  • 2 ounces fino Sherry
  • 1 ounces Perry’s Tot Navy Strength Gin
  • 2 dashes celery bitters
  • 1 olive (for garnish)

Combine all ingredients, except garnish, in mixing glass with ice. Stir until chilled. Strain into Nick & Nora glass. Garnish with olive on cocktail pick.

Published on August 20, 2018
About the Author
Kara Newman 
Spirits Editor

Kara Newman reviews spirits and writes about spirits and cocktail trends for Wine Enthusiast. She’s the author of several cocktail books, including Shake.Stir.Sip., NIGHTCAP: More than 40 Cocktails to Close Out Any Evening and Cocktails With a Twist, released August 2019. Email: spirits@wineenthusiast.net

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