Definitions

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  • adjective Resembling raisins.

Etymologies

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raisin +‎ -y.

Examples

  • Hence, the merchant's pick for our Father's Day red -- a 2004 Marietta Cellars Angeli Cuvée, a California blend of Zinfandel, Petite Sirah and Carignane -- was deemed a bit odd by Mr. Miliotes, since the wine was too heavy and sweet (almost "raisiny," our expert said) to qualify as a safe bet.

    For Novice Shoppers,

  • This complex dulce sweet wine exhibits almost raisiny-ripe fruit, honey, dried fig and plum jam.

    Audarshia Townsend: Special Zealous Menu Inspired by Spain

  • And yet the $47 Vignamaggio 2003 from Tuscany was massive and raisiny; the $45 Benegas 2003 from Argentina was rich with fig and vanilla, and the $47 Viader Dare 2004 from Napa was a bomb (though I confess I very much liked the leaner 2003 version of the same wine, a bonus that Kristin brought from her cellar).

    Long Island Wine

  • I was vividly reminded that this historically significant California grape comes in a remarkable variety of styles -- from "white" Zins, which are really sweetish blush rosés; to raspberry and spicy flavored medium-bodied reds with a touch of pepper; to heavy-bodied, black-fruited, raisiny and pruney wines; all the way to very sweet late harvest and "port-style" Zins.

    Richard Jennings: Zinfandel Styles: Sublime to Ridiculous

  • And yet the $47 Vignamaggio 2003 from Tuscany was massive and raisiny; the $45 Benegas 2003 from Argentina was rich with fig and vanilla, and the $47 Viader Dare 2004 from Napa was a bomb (though I confess I very much liked the leaner 2003 version of the same wine, a bonus that Kristin brought from her cellar).

    Evan Dawson

  • And yet the $47 Vignamaggio 2003 from Tuscany was massive and raisiny; the $45 Benegas 2003 from Argentina was rich with fig and vanilla, and the $47 Viader Dare 2004 from Napa was a bomb (though I confess I very much liked the leaner 2003 version of the same wine, a bonus that Kristin brought from her cellar).

    The New York Cork Report:

  • FrankWine: @drvino I think a more raisiny old port.

    Christmas fruitcake: impossible food-wine pairing?!? | Dr Vino's wine blog

  • This complex dulce sweet wine exhibits almost raisiny-ripe fruit, honey, dried fig and plum jam.

    Audarshia Townsend: Special Zealous Menu Inspired by Spain

  • I'm not a fan of the cinnamony, raisiny kind, but these look awesome!

    Mom's oatmeal cookies | Homesick Texan

  • It was homemade and full of oatmeal and raisiny goodness.

    Some Things « martinis & mantras

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