Definition of dessert wine in English:

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dessert wine

Pronunciation: /dəˈzərt wīn/

noun

A sweet wine drunk with or following dessert.
Example sentences
  • The wine comes in a bewildering range of styles from the ultra-sweet to a bone dry version which more closely resembles a dry fino sherry than a dessert wine.
  • Thus I find myself drawn to foods marinated in white wine, red wine, sherry, champagne, dessert wine, or whatever is in the cupboard.
  • In the dessert wine category there is Beerenauslese and the even sweeter Trockenbeerenauslese.

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Syllabification: des·sert wine

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