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Meal and wine pairing


Sponge cake soaked with Grand Marnier (sometimes kirsch) with a layer of custard filled with candied fruit and covered with whipped cream topped with a candied cherry.

Synonyms: Diplomate

See also : Ambassadeur

This dish pairs well with:

Wine colors



Still wine

Serve at 08-10. °C (46-50 °F)

Pair with a wine of at least 5 years old.
Aging potential (estimation) : 20 to 50 years old and more.

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Still wine

Serve at 10-12. °C (50-54 °F)

Prefer a pairing with a wine less than 10 years old.
Serving wine : 08 to 09°C (46-48°F) for wines less than 7 years old. 10 to 12°C (50-54 °F) above.
Aging potential (estimation) : 30 years old and more for a 1855 classed growth.

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