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bran·dy

(bran'dē),
An alcoholic liquid obtained by the distillation of the fermented juice of sound ripe grapes and usually containing 40-54% ethyl alcohol.
[Du. brandewijn, burnt (distilled) wine]

brandy

An alcoholic spirit produced by distilling wine, which has an alcohol content ranging from 35% to 60%. Better quality brandies are aged in oak casks; cheaper brandies simulate the amber hue with colouring.

brandy

A strong alcoholic liquor distilled from wine
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Another Brandy de Jerez, priced under $30, is Gran Duque de Alba Solera Gran Reserva (William Grant & Sons).
The firm also now offers Uno en Mil Single Barrel Brandy de Jerez ($37).
What separates Brandy de Jerez from all the other brandies in the world is the utilization of the solera system in the aging process.
Brandy de Jerez has three levels of quality: Solera, brandies which have been matured in wood for at least six months; Solera Reserva, those which have been aged in oak for a minimum of one year; and the ultra-premium, utterly sensational Solera Gran Reservas, which are aged for at least three years.