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sweet as pie

A term used especially in Austria and rather pejoratively meant (also obtrusively sweet, sticky, sugary) for a wine in the context of a wine to ast. Such a wine is also negatively referred to as "sugar water". The word "pick" is derived from the expression "picken" (to stick, to adhere). The wine is characterised by an obtrusive or exuberantly sweet taste that lacks balancing acidity. See also under sugar.

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