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A pale, very dry Spanish sherry.
- ‘On the bar blackboard were fino, manzanilla, oloroso… excellent.’
- ‘Fino and manzanilla are the most fragile of the sherries, but if you keep them refrigerated, they should be fine for cooking for a couple of weeks.’
- ‘Try manzanilla or fino with fish, dry oloroso and amontillado with cheese, ham and game, and sweet oloroso and Pedro Ximenez with sweets and fruit.’
- ‘At last Sainsbury's has overhauled its fortified wine range and among the new offerings this manzanilla is the star turn.’
- ‘For me, a litre bottle of a top manzanilla is a must buy whenever I'm passing through an airport.’
Spanish, literally chamomile (because the flavor is said to be reminiscent of that of chamomile).
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