Definition of Dessert wine

1. Noun. Still sweet wine often served with dessert or after a meal.

Generic synonyms: Vino, Wine
Specialized synonyms: Straw Wine



Definition of Dessert wine

1. Noun. Any of many relatively sweet wines, traditionally drunk at the end of a meal ¹

2. Noun. (US standard of identity) Grape wine with an alcohol content of more than fourteen, but at most twenty-four, percent, by volume. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Dessert wine

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1. Consolidated Library of Modern Cooking and Household Recipes by Christine Terhune Herrick (1904)
"This is a quite sweet dessert wine from Patras, of wonderful aroma and piquant taste. ... White dessert wine from Cephalonia. One of the best to be had. ..."

2. The Apples of New York by Spencer Ambrose Beach, Nathaniel Ogden Booth, Orrin Morehouse Taylor (1905)
"... to somewhat coarse, juicy, somewhat aromatic, mild subacid becoming nearly sweet, good to possibly very good for dessert. WINE. REFERENCES. 1. ..."

3. Cyprus by Samantha Stenzel (1999)
"The production of the legendary dessert wine was carried on in the commanderies of the Knights of St. John, which gave their name to the wine. ..."

4. Technological Dictionary: English-Spanish and Spanish-English of Words and by Néstor Ponce de León (1920)
"de palmera, palm wine, toddy — pastoso, thick wine. — de postres, dessert wine — de perfume exquisito, ..."

5. Report on the Cheap Wines from France, Italy, Austria, Greece and Hungary by Robert Druitt (1865)
"LACHRYMA CHRISTI, a rich-) full-bodied red dessert wine, [ and far superior to Tent for ( the Communion ..."

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