sauterne : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n semisweet golden-colored table or dessert wine from around Bordeaux in France; similar wine from California
- He ate heartily, drank only half of his glass of California sauterne, and sat thoughtfully oversmoking through the banquet.
- Amid toasts drunk in sauterne or tea, they sent a copy of Love Ledger, a bride's first-year book, and a hand-stitched sachet pillow to Princess Elizabeth.
- The young guests sat on the floor between dances in the East Room, sipped pink lemonade, ice water and a mild sauterne punch that would not have harmed a milk-barfly.