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Sweet Surprises

Dessert wines are unique, alluring and too often overlooked
Bruce Sanderson
Issue: October 31, 2002

Shriveling. Rotting. Dousing with alcohol. Wineries will put their grapes through almost anything to satisfy a wine lover's sweet tooth. Dessert wines, often rare and expensive, are unique wines and the most difficult to make; but when successful, they earn some of the highest ratings given by our editors.

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