cuvée

noun cu·vée \ kü-ˈvā , kyü- ; kᵫ-vā \
variants: or less commonly cuvee
Updated on: 8 Nov 2017

Definition of cuvée

1 :bulk wine; especially :wine in casks or vats so blended as to ensure uniformity and marketability
2 :a blend of still wines used in the production of champagne

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Origin and Etymology of cuvée

French, from cuve


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