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claret:

see winewine,
alcoholic beverage made by the fermentation of the juice of the grape. So ancient that its origin is unknown, wine is mentioned in early Egyptian inscriptions and in the literature of many lands.
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claret

1. Chiefly Brit a red wine, esp one from the Bordeaux district of France
2. 
a. a purplish-red colour
b. (as adjective): a claret carpet
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A full bodied and satisfying claret with flavours of ripe fruits.
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