- a wine vat.
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These are capable of containing 5500 gallons of wine, and in them the firm make their cuve.A History of Champagne
If it be fermented in the cuve, the coloring matter which resides in the skin, is imparted to the wine.
This process of marrying wine on a gigantic scale is technically known as making the cuve.
In making their cuve the firm commonly mix one part of old wine to three parts of new.
Fig. 135 shows us a superb vase, called Cuve ovale Ducereau.Pottery and Porcelain, from early times down to the Philadelphia exhibition of 1876
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