1908 Jack's Manual by J A Grohusko
checked and the goblet filled without spilling. Do not fill the glass of any wine to the brim, but leave a quarter of an inch or more free. Rich Champagne only requires to be stood in ice up to the shoulder of the bottle for not longer than twenty minutes, even in the hottest weather. It is important to remember that too much icing destroys body and vinosity. Served with ice puddings a rich Champagne is delicious, or even after soup, but it would be considered cruel to provide nothing but Champagne during the whole of a dinner. Should Champagne be required between Luncheon and Dinner, it is well to serve a biscuit with it.
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