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tawny port Syllabification: taw·ny port

Definition of tawny port in English:


A port wine made from a blend of several vintages matured in wood.
Example sentences
  • Mavrodaphne is best known as a dessert wine that is akin to the flavor and aroma of tawny port.
  • Of the wood-reared ports two are a cut above the rest, aged tawny port and the now fashionable late bottled vintage port.
  • Taylors' 20-year-old Tawny, at £40 from Mitchell & Son and Berry Bros & Rudd, probably represents the best value of the longer aged tawny port.
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