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vintage port Syllabification: vin·tage port

Definition of vintage port in English:


Port wine of special quality, all of one year, bottled early and aged in the bottle.
Example sentences
  • They are the reason that people love lager, Sauvignon Blanc and vintage port, and they are at their most lavish in the svelte hedonism of the best Pinot Noir.
  • He insists you should have consumed a bottle of vintage port before you start.
  • And if you want to gild the lily, a ruby or vintage port, or perhaps a black Muscat dessert wine, makes for a lovely accompaniment.

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