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If you ask virtually any sherry drinker in the known universe what is the most famous of the cream sherries, they will probably answer 'Harveys'.
Cream sherry is basically a blend of the 3 main types of sherry (Fino, Oloroso and Amontillado), with a bit of Pedro Ximenez thrown in to sweeten it up and give it its distinctive, 'creamy' texture.
For those who haven't tried Pedro Ximenez on its own, it is incredibly sweet and pungent, but it can be a little much for some people!
Harveys Bristol Cream is the best of all possible sherry worlds, it is flavoursome (nuts, spice, dried fruit), creamy and smooth, pretty sweet without being as overpowering as a Pedro Ximenez on its own can be, and without the astringency of some of the straight Fino or Amontillados.
Best served cold (although some claim it can be better at room temperature), it is probably my favourite sherry, and apparently it outsells every other sherry in the world by 2-1!
It is also no particularly expensive, with a bottle regularly to be found at well under £10.