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MESSING2 Sat 05-May-18 22:48:31

Sat down to what I thought would be a pleasant glass of white this evening, and gagged after the first sip - clearly I wasn't quite focused when doing the Tesco shop and picked up a dessert wine by accident.

I can't drink anything that sweet. Is there anything I can add to make it palatable? Or is it destined to go down the sink?

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EtonianMother Sat 05-May-18 22:50:04

Post it to me? Is it Sauternes? grin

TigerDroveAgain Sat 05-May-18 22:51:00

Eat something that suits it. Pate. Strawberries. Google.

EtonianMother Sat 05-May-18 22:52:33

Pate. Yes!

MESSING2 Sat 05-May-18 22:53:50

Heh, Etonian - no, it isn't. Is that a good one, then? (Clueless)

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EtonianMother Sat 05-May-18 22:55:09

Yes, Sauternes is very nice. What did you buy?

sexnotgender Sat 05-May-18 22:55:36

Have you tried drinking it with dessert?

Sounds like a stupid question but I dislike wine like Sauternes on it’s own but it’s lovely with food.

EtonianMother Sat 05-May-18 22:56:02

BTW, Messing2, the idea of dessert wine is that you are already quite drunk when you get to that point. It tastes better then. Honestly. Save it?

MESSING2 Sat 05-May-18 22:56:19

Tiger - pate sounds splendid, will give it a try though I just don't like drinking very sweet things. Sadly (for my teeth/belly) this doesn't extend to food - I can happily scarf down a tub of ice cream.

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MESSING2 Sat 05-May-18 23:00:28

It's Premiere Cote de Bordeaux, so not a high-end one. So I need to get sloshed on something else and then get stuck into it, preferably with food? I'm starting to warm to it...

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EtonianMother Sat 05-May-18 23:00:49

Ha ha. I hate sweet food. But somehow I can cope with Sauternes, post supper. Send it my way, Messing. I will send you ice-cream in return [can't do emojis, other than the MN ones, but would do a sick one at this point] grin

EtonianMother Sat 05-May-18 23:01:28

Messing, if you are not sending it my way, then preliminarily sloshed is the answer. grin

Cocktailismyfavouritefilm Sat 05-May-18 23:02:39

I love jurançon as an apperatif or with/instead of dessert. Just try it. You might like it!

MESSING2 Sat 05-May-18 23:03:27

Deal, Etonian grin

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tigerrun Sat 05-May-18 23:04:23

I’d say have it over a ton of ice - or cold almost to the point of freezing and chop up some strawberries in it?

EtonianMother Sat 05-May-18 23:05:36

grin grin

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