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#241 Christian

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Posted 18 April 2012 - 04:29 PM

Man, I guess it wouldn't hurt for me to actually read through the thread. Sorry, Christian.


No problem. There's probably discussion of port earlier in the thread, but I didn't go back through it either.

#242 Ryan H.

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Posted 28 April 2012 - 01:22 PM

I recently tried Lillet for the first time, and I think it might become a new staple. It's a French dessert wine. I actually purchased Lillet as part of my attempt to reproduce the "Vesper" recipe popularized by Ian Fleming in CASINO ROYALE, where it's one of the mixers (and boy, is a "Vesper" a punch in the mouth), but it is wholly delightful on its own. I rarely go for dessert wines--they are too sweet for me--but Lillet is cool and crisp. I'd say it's a perfect summer wine. You just have to watch your intake; though the alcohol percentage is higher than with most other wines, the sweetness masks it.

#243 Christian

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Posted 05 May 2012 - 09:45 AM

How come no one ever told me Jay McInerney writes wine books? http://www.slate.com..._the_juice.html

#244 Darrel Manson

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Posted 21 May 2012 - 09:02 PM

Cheap wine alert!!

At Trader Joe's. Comic Revolution Blanc - 2010 Central Coast. Very nice for $5.