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claret
American English: /ˈklɛrət/
British English: /ˈklarət/

Translation of claret in Spanish:

noun

  • 1.1 uncountable and countable (wine)
    Example sentences
    • His cellar in Glasgow is still filled with clarets, Champagnes, white Burgundies and Gaja Barbarescos, most of them bought in London.
    • One wine writer of the old school refused to partner his great vintage clarets with smelly French cheeses, believing the pair to clash horribly.
    • True to form, the finished 2003 wines delivered record-breaking levels of tannin, sugar and alcohol; many châteaux have made clarets weighing in at 15 per cent-plus alcohol, as in Australia and California.
    1.2 uncountable (color)
    Example sentences
    • ‘They can wear rich, jewel-like colours such as claret, emerald or very, very deep creams,’ she advises.
    • Floral tributes - from a single white rose to huge bouquets of mixed blooms - left the memorial covered with a carpet of the club's colours of claret and amber as flowers, shirts and scarves were laid in memory of those who died.
    • Matthew's character Neville and Harry Potter are both in Gryffyndor house whose team colours are claret and amber.

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