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Wine, such as sherry, to which alcohol, usually in the form of grape brandy, has been added during or after fermentation.
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(Brewing) wine treated by the addition of brandy or alcohol, such as port, marsala, and sherry
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a wine, as port or sherry, to which brandy has been added to arrest fermentation or increase alcoholic content.
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|Noun||1.||fortified wine - wine to which alcohol (usually grape brandy) has been added|
Madeira - an amber dessert wine from the Madeira Islands
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
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