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perlé, noun

Origin:
French, GermanShow more French perlé beaded, set with pearls, perhaps from French perlant or abbreviation German perlwein slightly sparkling wine.
An off-dry, semi-sweet, slightly sparkling wine. Also attributive.
[1845 Cape of G.H. Almanac & Annual Register (advt)Light and strong Sherries, Lachryma Christae, (Frontignac white and red muscadel or Perle Constantia) and the genuine Constantia wines.]
c1990 J. Platter S. Afr. Wine Guide 295Sparkling and Perlé Wines.
An off-dry, semi-sweet, slightly sparkling wine. Also attributive.

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