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Dessert wine

Colloquial term for alcoholic drinks that are drunk with dessert (French for dessert) or sometimes also as digestifs. The classic dessert wines are usually sweet wines or products with a high sugar and alcohol content, but they can also be dry wines. Examples of dessert wines are Ausbruch, Auslese, Beerenauslese, Eiswein, liqueurs, liqueur wines, Madeira, Marsala, Strohwein, Samos, Sherry, Passito, Port, Tokaj, Trockenbeerenauslese, Vin doux naturel, Vinsanto, Vin Santo and Vermouth.

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