Definition of off-dry in English:

off-dry

Syllabification: off-dry

adjective

  • (Of wine) having a nearly dry flavor, with just a trace of sweetness.
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    • Not much of this wine is produced any more, but what is left is a dry or very slightly off-dry wine that can be a perfect aperitif wine and to go with appetizers.
    • Among reds, simple, fruity wines such as Beaujolais work best, while off-dry rosés are tailor-made for spices.
    • This isn't the easiest dish in the world to partner, but I reckon you need something spicy and off-dry to cope with the flavours on offer here.

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