Source: The Bartender's Guide: How To Mix Drinks page: 55
1 wine-glass sherry wine
Ingredient: sherry wineWhat it is: Sherry
Fortified wine made from white grapes that are grown near the town of Jerez, Spain. In Spanish, it is called vino de Jerez. Typically dry, "fino" sherry when only the generic name is used.
1 tea-spoon sugar(fine)(Use small bar glass.)
Ingredient: sugarWhat it is: Additive
Many 19th century recipes specifically called for white sugar, which is more refined and preferred over browner sugars. But modern white sugar is probably too refined, making raw cane sugar the best, easily available choice.
Fill tumbler one-third with ice, and grate nutmeg on top.