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corked

(of a wine) tainted through having a cork containing excess tannin
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Earlier this year, a corked bat belonging to disgraced baseball legend Pete Rose sold at auction for $8,000, the (http://www.
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Because of the huge increase in the consumption of wine, and the world shortage of cork, it is said that about one bottle in 11 is corked.
It may be corked and it may be being served at the wrong temperature.
Michael Terrien, Director of Winegrowing at Acacia, believes that synthetic is the right way to protect his wines -- particularly Acacia's limited production Single Vineyard Selection wines, which retail for $50 and more -- from being corked.
Because of his disgust with corked wines, Terrien was an early advocate of switching to synthetic.