fortified-wine

fortified wine

noun
a wine, as port or sherry, to which brandy has been added in order to arrest fermentation or to increase the alcoholic content.

Origin:
1905–10

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fortified wine
 
n
wine treated by the addition of brandy or alcohol, such as port, marsala, and sherry

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