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spumante Syllabification: spu·man·te
Pronunciation: /spəˈmäntē/ /spyə-/

Definition of spumante in English:


An Italian sparkling white wine.
Example sentences
  • The light, frothy Asti, the subtler Moscato d' Asti, and other spumante and frizzante all over north western Italy demonstrate another facet of the variety's character.
  • Northern Italy is a vast expanse of vineyards, and much of the wine made there is the sparkler known as spumante.
  • In the cellar we sip a dozen wines and a sophisticated but crisp Brut spumante.


Italian, literally 'sparkling'.

Words that rhyme with spumante

Alicante, andante, ante, anti, Ashanti, Bramante, Chianti, Dante, dilettante, Fante, Ferranti, infante, scanty, shanty (US chanty), vigilante, Zante
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