Definition of Kabinett in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌkabɪˈnɛt/


A wine of German origin or style of superior or reserve quality, especially one made from a specified quality of grape must, without added sugar.
Example sentences
  • These wines are more intense in flavor and concentration than quality wines and Kabinetts.
  • In the table wine category, in increasing order of weight/alcohol and sugar, these wines are: Kabinett, Spatlese and Auslese, with the last category made up largely of wines which are a bit too sweet to serve with dinner.
  • Fortunately, many of the good ones are the moderately priced Kabinett wines.


From German Kabinettwein, literally 'chamber wine'.

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