2. Taste the peaches for sweetness, adding more sugar as needed. Pour in wine to barely cover, turning the fruit gently with a spatula to blend. Cover again and refrigerate 4 to 6 hours.
3. Take the fruit out of the refrigerator 30 to 45 minutes before serving. Present the peaches by spooning them and their liquid into wineglasses and finishing with sprigs of mint or lemon verbena.
Wine Suggestion: a fruity Moscato d’Asti
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