Definition of chambré in English:

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chambré

Pronunciation: /ˈʃɒmbreɪ/
/ˈʃɒ̃mbreɪ/

adjective

[predicative]
(Of red wine) at room temperature: the French believe that Cabernet tastes best chambré
More example sentences
  • Is 18 minutes really sufficient to allow a bottle of wine to breathe and chambré?
  • Red wine from the cellar ain't going to be chambré.
  • Tasting advice: It is best drunk chambré, at 16-18° with simple or complex meals, and goes best with delicatessen, meat and cheese.

Origin

1950s: French, past participle of chambrer 'bring to room temperature', from chambre 'room' (see chamber).

Words that rhyme with chambré

chambray, hombre, ombré

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: cham|bré

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