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reposado

Line breaks: re|pos¦ado
Pronunciation: /ˌrɛpɒˈsɑːdəʊ
 
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Definition of reposado in English:

noun

[mass noun] (plural reposados)
A type of tequila which has been aged in oak for between two months and a year.
Example sentences
  • We'll stick by our statement, with an amendment: ‘Unless designated as anejo, muy anejo or reposado, tequilas are legally unaged.’
  • He has advised Partida on this new release, and the result is a character-filled spirit in the three (blanco, reposado and anejo) tequila varieties.
  • The Cantina serves a sampler of 7 tequilas, featuring blancos (unaged tequilas), reposados (aged in white oak for up to a year), and anejos (aged in white oak for more than a year).

Origin

Spanish, literally 'rested'.

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