Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A name for certain white wines from the department of Gironde, France. A wine grown at and near the village of Sauterne, on the left bank of the Garonne, some distance above Bordeaux.
- n. US A wine imitating those of Sauternes.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A white wine made in the district of Sauterne, France.
- n. semisweet golden-colored table or dessert wine from around Bordeaux in France; similar wine from California
- An intentional misspelling by American vintners of the name of the famed wine region Sauternes and the wines they produce. (Wiktionary)
“On the moonlit lanai Lionberg offered her a drink, suggested sauterne, and she accepted.”
“He placed each slab on French bread and topped it with a dollop of sweet sauterne jelly which ultimately won my vote for top honors.”
“Along the way, this Everest of a meal was washed down with a succession of wines -- sauterne, Margaux, Mouton Burgundy and Champagne.”
“I think, you know, at this time on any given night, they're both kicking back watching "SportsCenter" on ESPN, rather than drinking sauterne and listening to Mozart nocturnes.”
“A pause ensued, before the table was replenished — a sort of parenthesis in which Mr. Simpson, Mr. Calton, and Mr. Hicks, produced respectively a bottle of sauterne, bucellas, and sherry, and took wine with everybody — except Tibbs.”
“She doesn ` t drink a lot of alcohol, but she loves just a little bit of sauterne after dinner, just that little sweet taste and she ` s happy.”
“Her guilty pleasure when it comes to dessert is sauterne.”
“And indeed we sat talking together almost all evening, leaving our glasses of sauterne untouched on the table before us, isolated, sheltered from the others by the sumptuous curtains of one of those intuitive sympathies between man and man which, when they are not based upon any physical attraction, are the only kind that is altogether mysterious.”
“Two glasses of sauterne at luncheon loosened his tongue, and he talked, with what he felt was something of his old charm, of religion and literature and the menacing phenomena of the social order.”
“He poured the sauterne into the pot of venison and sprinkled black pepper and parsley on top of it, then replaced the iron lid and let it marinate for a half hour while we drank beer and I tried to retime my Dobro with fingers as thick and dull as a ruptured ear.”
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