There’s nothing better than serving tapas in the summer.

With its range of mouth-watering dishes, authentic Andalusian tapas is ideal for dinner parties and al fresco lunches.

What you need are some authentic wines from Jerez to complement your delicious dishes.

Here are our six suggestions for your summer tapas table:

 

Vino Blanco – A refreshing white wine with a flowery, fruity bouquet made from Gewürztraminer and Sauvignon Blanc grapes. It also has an attractive golden colour.

Serve: Cold

Perfect with: Seafood, fish, cheese, fruit

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Alhocen Chardonnay – Made from Chardonnay grapes which are night-harvested and produced exclusively at the Cortijo de Torrecera vineyard. This gives you a woody, smooth white wine with a hint of grapefruit. This wine is sweet and dry.

Serve: Chilled

Perfect with: Poultry, cheese, fish, cured meats

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Moscatel Dorado – A wine with a floral taste and a sweet flavour and an attractive, toasted colour. Made by Bodegas José Mellado Martin from Moscatel grapes, this is an authentic taste of Andalusia.

Serve: Chilled

Perfect with: Fruit desserts, sweets, nuts

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Alhocen Syrah Merlot – Made from 60% Merlot and 40% Syrah grapes, this red wine is produced at the Cortijo de Torrecera vineyard and aged in French oak barrels. With a bouquet of red fruits and flowers, this wine has an elegant taste with hints of pepper and clove.

Serve: Room temperature

Perfect with: chorizo, Iberico ham.

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Petit Verdot – This wine is made from hand-harvested Petit Verdot grapes and it is fermented and aged in French oak barrels. It has an intense cherry colour and it has a powerful, mature taste.

Serve: Room temperature

Perfect with: Wood-roasted lamb and goat, cured goat’s cheese.

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Entrechuelos Tercer – Made from Syrah, Merlot, Tempranillo and Cabernet Sauvignon grapes, this red wine has the aroma of red fruits and balsamic vinegar. It gives you a rounded taste, with soft wood notes, vanilla, cinnamon, and cocoa flavours.

Serve: Room temperature

Perfect with: Cured meats and cheeses, chocolates, desserts.

Find out more here.

Looking for something else? Check out our selection of wines bringing you the taste of Jerez here.

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