Definition of vertical tasting in English:

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vertical tasting

Entry from US English dictionary


A tasting in order of year of several different vintages of a particular wine.
Example sentences
  • The vertical tasting will include wines with labels by Picasso, Motherwell, and Warhol.
  • Wine will be served with each course including a vertical tasting of VS Cabernet 1978, 1988 and 1999.
  • Recently, in their winery I was privileged to participate in a vertical tasting of its great vintages going back to 1961.

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Syllabification: ver·ti·cal tast·ing

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