TC Recipe: Riesling Poached Pear and Brie

November 02 2009

By Stephanie Lushina
Suggested Pairing: 2008 next: Riesling
Serves 4

* 8oz Brie, wheel
* 1 ea pear, cored and sliced
* 2 C 2008 next: Riesling
* ½ C sugar
* ½ cinnamon stick
* 1-2 cloves, whole
* 2 T butter

Combine riesling, cinnamon, sugar, and cloves in a saucepan. Add pear slices and simmer at low heat until pears are tender. Remove pears from pan and reserve. Reduce remaining liquid until it reaches the consistency of syrup. Remove from heat, whisk in butter. Drizzle pear topped Brie with syrup, serve warm with bread or crackers.