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for·ti·fied wine

(fôr′tə-fīd′)
n.
Wine, such as sherry, to which alcohol, usually in the form of grape brandy, has been added during or after fermentation.

fortified wine

n
(Brewing) wine treated by the addition of brandy or alcohol, such as port, marsala, and sherry

for′tified wine′


n.
a wine, as port or sherry, to which brandy has been added to arrest fermentation or increase alcoholic content.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fortified wine - wine to which alcohol (usually grape brandy) has been added
vino, wine - fermented juice (of grapes especially)
Madeira - an amber dessert wine from the Madeira Islands
port wine, port - sweet dark-red dessert wine originally from Portugal
sherry - dry to sweet amber wine from the Jerez region of southern Spain or similar wines produced elsewhere; usually drunk as an aperitif
Marsala - dark sweet or semisweet dessert wine from Sicily
muscadel, muscadelle, muscatel, muscat - wine from muscat grapes
Translations

fortified wine

nweinhaltiges Getränk, Südwein m

fortified wine

[ˈfɔːtɪˌfaɪdˈwaɪn] nvino ad alta gradazione alcolica
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