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cuvée

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Pronunciation: /ˈkjuːveɪ
 
, kyve/

Definition of cuvée in English:

noun

A type, blend, or batch of wine, especially champagne: the judicious addition of good-quality Pinot Meunier to a cuvée is indispensable
More example sentences
  • Be aware, too, that if you want superior British cuvées, or blends of champagne, you should buy your cross-Channel fizz at British-owned outlets - French stores don't stock the same quality.
  • The truth is that UK wine drinkers are widely acknowledged as among the most discerning in the world, most wine producers reserving their best cuvées, or blends, for Britain.
  • The bottle and label aren't the only things that are different with this wine: The cuvée is a bit different, too, with a bit more Chardonnay in the blend.

Origin

mid 19th century: French, 'vatful', from cuve 'cask', from Latin cupa.

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