When it comes to vinegar, the first thing that often comes to mind is the harsh, boisterous flavor and smell associated with it. From the harshness of red and white wine vinegars, to the sweetness and fruitiness of balsamic and apple cider vinegars, each has a distinctive place in our kitchens. But what about sherry vinegar? Where does this wonderful liquid sit?
Sherry vinegar is typically produced in the Cádiz province in Spain and is locally known as vinagre de Jerez because of where it is made (between the cities of Jerez de la Frontera, Sanlúcar de Barrameda and El Puerto de Santa María, known as the “sherry triangle. Real sherry vinegar is typically imported from Spain.
El Majuelo Traditional Sherry vinegar is, simply put, sherry that has been fermented, strained, and then bottled as the vinegar. It is far less acidic than the usual white and red wine vinegars, and it has less sweetness than balsamic vinegar. You will notice that this vinegar has soft caramel notes associated with it. Some even dare to say that it makes a better salad dressing than balsamic.
Grab a bottle today. Try for yourself this beautiful kitchen ingredient. You’ll soon be replacing all other vinegars in your kitchen for this!
Should be stored in a cool, dry, dark cupboard, away from the heat and light. Choose a spot in the kitchen that’s away from the oven. The best temperature for storing is from 13 to 21°C.