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Lambrusco

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Pronunciation: /lamˈbrʊskəʊ
 
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Definition of Lambrusco in English:

noun

[mass noun]
1.1A sparkling red wine made from the Lambrusco grape.
Example sentences
  • Classic tinned wines included Liebfraumilch, Hock, Lambrusco, anything sweet and feminine and not likely to taste foul after being stored in an aluminium container for several months.
  • It's funny, but over there no one has heard of the horrible sweet Lambrusco we drink in the UK.
  • ‘White with chicken and red with beef’ may have steered your parents safely through a torrential sea of Lambrusco and Liebfraumilch, but that just doesn't cut it anymore.
1.2A red or white wine resembling Lambrusco, produced outside North Italy.
Example sentences
  • Valdadige, a long stretch of the Adige river, including a part of the Alto Adige and a north western chunk of the Veneto, is the DOC for predominantly a red blend of Schiava and Lambrusco and a white blend of various international varieties.
  • Then, the very next morning, there's a report in the paper from a so-called health expert explaining how even a sip of Lambrusco every three weeks can be risky.
  • I wanted to purchase a crisp, dry Lambrusco, but I've been thwarted.

Origin

Italian, literally 'grape of the wild vine'.

Words that rhyme with Lambrusco

Cuzco

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