Classic Mixology: Cocktail & Mixed Drink Recipes

Sauterne Cobbler

1 tea-spoon sugar

Ingredient: sugar

What 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.

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1 table-spoon water

Ingredient: water

What it is:  Additive
Ubiquitous chemical substance that is composed of hydrogen and oxygen and is essential for all forms of life -- also a component of all drinks.

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2 wine-glass Sauternes

Ingredient: Sauternes

Also Known As:  Sauterne What it is:  Wine
French dessert wine from the Sauternais region of the Graves section in Bordeaux. Sauternes is made from Sémillon, Sauvignon Blanc, and Muscadelle grapes that have been affected by Botrytis cinerea, also known as noble rot. (Lesser quality "sauterne" is made from blended white wines.)

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(Use large bar glass.)

The same as Catawba cobbler, using Sauterne instead of Catawba.