- an unaged brandy, originally from Italy, distilled from the pomace of a wine press.
Origin of grappa
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On the 31st the enemy's forces had collapsed on the Grappa front.Chit-Chat; Nirvana; The Searchlight
Mathew Joseph Holt
In his opinion, Grappa was superior to all the Cognac in the world.
The Grappa had made his face dead-white and his blue eyes black.
Young girls brought them dishes of fried sea-urchins, and broiled steaks of the grappa fish, and other savory dishes.The Golden Amazons of Venus
John Murray Reynolds
(p. 130) On the Grappa, under the impetus of the Fourth Army's thrust, the enemy front had collapsed.
- a spirit distilled from the fermented remains of grapes after pressing
Word Origin for grappa
"brandy distilled from the residue of wine-making," 1893, from Italian grappa, literally "grapes" (see grape).