Definition of corked in English:

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corked

Pronunciation: /kɔːkt/

adjective

(Of wine) spoilt by a musty taint arising from a fault in the cork: always open and taste your wine before the meal, if only to check that it is not corked
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  • The paramount reason for the move away from cork is the problem of cork taint (or 'corked' wine).
  • Poor cork storage conditions can dramatically increase the incidence of corked wines.
  • There was not one undrinkable or corked bottle in the 60 I tasted.

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