The price reflects its rarity as well, but also the finicky, difficult, and nuanced process of making Champagne.
The Germans are hearty eaters; but they are not, like the French, fussy and finicky over their food.
Kitty was the only Maynard who was finicky about her clothes.
And wouldn't you guess he'd be just the one to have finicky ideas as to how his son and heir should conduct himself.
Some were finicky as to their officers, and waited until they should be satisfied.
"Mormon c'ud take the Nicholson party on his lap, if she ain't too finicky," suggested Sam.
Who was this finicky party with the willow-ware eyes, anyway?
He means to spare her to the very last, no matter how much she has to waste upon her father's finicky appetite.
This reasoning is not finicky, but very profound; accept it in the right spirit.
I was too morbid and finicky and exacting for a healthy man.
1825, "dainty, mincing," from finical "too particular" (1590s), perhaps from fine (adj.) + -ical as in cynical, ironical. The -k- between the final -c- and a suffix beginning in -i, -y, or -e is an orthographic rule to mark the pronunciation of -c- as "k" (cf. picnicking, trafficking, panicky, shellacked).