[ koo-vey; French ky-vey ]
/ kuˈveɪ; French küˈveɪ /
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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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How to use cuvée in a sentence
With all that’s happened this year, word that the champagne house Billecart-Salmon has released its first brut nature cuvée will not rank in the top stories of 2020, even in wine.Making champagne with little to no added sugar is tricky. A respected producer is doing it right.|Dave McIntyre|December 18, 2020|Washington Post
Chartogne-Taillet NV Cuvee Saint-Anne is particularly good example.
British Dictionary definitions for cuvée
/ (kuːˈveɪ) /
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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