Classic Mixology: Cocktail & Mixed Drink Recipes

Sauterne Cobbler

1 table-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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2 jigger 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.)

One tablespoonful fine sugar dissolved in a long thin glass with a little water; fill the glass with fine ice, add two jiggers sauterne. Mix. Ornament with fruits in season. Sip with straws.