Aromatized Wine Means
Are wines that are aromatically flavored with the infusion of herbs, barks and peels in the wine to produce the aroma. The alcohol content is 15 1/2% to 20%
From the German word WERMUT (wormwood). A fortified red or white wine flavored with various herbs, barks, seeds, spices, etc. The principal aromatic agents consist of flowers of the shrup artemis a absinthium also known as wormwood (the famore toxic leaves of the same plant are used in making absinthe) The most manufactured aperitif wine is soaked in 40 or more aromatic herbs, fortified with spirits, pasteurized, refrigerated, and thoroughly filtered to give it a hardness that can with stand anything except extreme heat.
An extract of distilled spirits and herbs, flavored and slightly sweetened spirits used to give a distinctive tang to cocktails which might otherwise taste too mellow.