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cuvée

[ koo-vey; French ky-vey ]
/ kuˈveɪ; French küˈveɪ /
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noun
wine in vats or casks, blended, often from different vintages, for uniform quality.
a blend resulting from the mixing of wines, especially of champagnes produced by several vineyards in the same district.
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Origin of cuvée

1825–35; <French, equivalent to cuve cask, vat (≪ Latin cūpa;cf. cup) + -ée past participle suffix; see -ee
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British Dictionary definitions for cuvée

cuvée
/ (kuːˈveɪ) /

noun
an individual batch or blend of wine

Word Origin for cuvée

C19: from French, literally: put in a cask, from cuve cask
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