port wine


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Noun1.port wine - sweet dark-red dessert wine originally from Portugalport wine - sweet dark-red dessert wine originally from Portugal
fortified wine - wine to which alcohol (usually grape brandy) has been added
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We did not stay there, after dinner, but came upstairs into the drawing-room again: in one snug corner of which, Agnes set glasses for her father, and a decanter of port wine.
This is the port wine, ma'am, that the board ordered for the infirmary; real, fresh, genuine port wine; only out of the cask this forenoon; clear as a bell, and no sediment
My boy," said Baisemeaux, "you know very well that it does not depend upon me; all I can do for you is to increase your rations, give you a glass of port wine now and then, slip in a biscuit for you between a couple of plates.
As for Baisemeaux, noticing the little effect produced by his advice and his port wine, he left the dungeon quite upset.
Carton, who smelt of port wine, and did not appear to be quite sober, laughed then, and turned to Darnay:
A yellow dog that's spent most of his life in a cheap New York flat, sleeping in a corner on an old sateen underskirt (the one she spilled port wine on at the Lady Longshoremen's banquet), mustn't be expcctcd to perform any tricks with the art of speech.
Sapsea has a bottle of port wine on a table before the fire--the fire is an early luxury, but pleasant on the cool, chilly autumn evening--and is characteristically attended by his portrait, his eight-day clock, and his weather-glass.
Osborne's butler came to buy some of the famous port wine to transfer to the cellars over the way.
You may then,' said the doctor, rising gravely, 'give her a glass of hot mulled port wine, if she likes wine--'
Joe," said Uncle Pumblechook: a large hard-breathing middle-aged slow man, with a mouth like a fish, dull staring eyes, and sandy hair standing upright on his head, so that he looked as if he had just been all but choked, and had that moment come to; "I have brought you, as the compliments of the season - I have brought you, Mum, a bottle of sherry wine - and I have brought you, Mum, a bottle of port wine.
Pickwick, he applied himself with great interest to the port wine and dessert, which had just been placed on the table.
Among them is a legendary brand of Azerbaijani winemakers "Agdam" port wine.