Sauternes is my favorite sweet wine, hands down. From "The Forgotten Joy of Sauternes" by Amy Nawrocki-
"When it comes to dessert wines in America today, we often go for port or sherry, familiar endings for our great meals. And there’s nothing wrong with these choices; I particularly like an aged tawny port. But I’d like to offer another suggestion, one sometimes overlooked, perhaps forgotten: Sauternes. Connecticut’s own Mark Twain was a fan of this sweet digestif. Ever the epicure, Twain was, as usual, on to something..."
Read the rest of my wife's article over at Connecticut Food and Wine.