Dessert-wine meaning

Any of various sweet wines, such as muscat or Sauternes, served with or after dessert.
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Any sweet wine suitable for serving with desserts.
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Any of many relatively sweet wines, traditionally drunk at the end of a meal.
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(US standard of identity) Grape wine with an alcohol content of more than fourteen, but at most twenty-four, percent, by volume.
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Origin of dessert-wine

  • The standard of identity is from the Code of Federal Regulations, title 27, section 4.21(a)(3).

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