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spumante

Line breaks: spu|mante
Pronunciation: /spuːˈmanteɪ
 
, -ˈmanti/

Definition of spumante in English:

noun

[mass noun]
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.

Origin

Italian, literally 'sparkling'.

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