jerepigo

jerepigo

(ˌdʒɛrəˈpiːɡəʊ)
n
(Cookery) South African a usually red heavy dessert wine
[from Portuguese geropiga]
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It is a tongue-in cheek commentary on the results of scientific studies carried out on baboon behaviour (in Bosman A Cask of Jerepigo 151-54).
Wine producers' appreciation of Chenin Blanc originally stemmed from the grape's excellent yields and versatility, it can be turned into anything from a quality sparkling wine to a fortified jerepigo (very sweet, unfermented grape juice fortified with grape spirit), and everything in between.
Wine producers' appreciation of Chenin Blanc originally stemmed from the grape's versatility--it can be turned into anything from a quality sparkling wine to a fortified jerepigo (very sweet, unfermented grape juice fortified with grape spirit) and everything in between--good yield, and its suitability for making brandy.
jerepigo A South African dessert wine consisting of very sweet, unfermented grape juice fortified with grape spirit.
jerepigo Wine style consisting of very sweet, unfermented grape juice fortified with grape spirit.