un·​for·​ti·​fied | \ ˌən-ˈfȯr-tə-ˌfīd \

Definition of unfortified

: not strengthened or enriched : not fortified … a heart unfortified, a mind impatient …— William Shakespeare an unfortified boundary unfortified wine

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Sancerre is another Loire Valley sauvignon blanc style, but that word is sneakily similar to Sauternes (the sublime, unfortified sweet wine from Bordeaux) and Savennieres (nested in Vouvray and made with chenin blanc). Michael Austin, chicagotribune.com, "A lesson on wine terms that will go down easy," 13 June 2018

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1525, in the meaning defined above

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