[ dem-ee-sek ]
/ ˈdɛm iˈsɛk /
(of wines) semidry; sweeter than sec but drier than doux.
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Examples from the Web for demi-sec
Extra dry, for example, is actually sweeter than brut, which is drier than demi-sec, which is somewhat sweet.
Most orchards usually have two types: Demi-Sec, or semi-sweet, and Cidre Brut, which is a dry cider.On La Route du Cidre: Getting Buzzed on Normandy’s Cider Trail|William O’Connor|September 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for demi-sec
/ (ˌdɛmɪˈsɛk) /
(of wine, esp champagne) medium-sweet
Word Origin for demi-sec
C20: from French, from demi half + sec dry
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