cuvée

noun cu·vée \kü-ˈvā, kyü-; kue-vā\
variants: or less commonly

cuvee

\kü-ˈvā, kyü-; kue-vā\

Definition of cuvée

  1. 1 :  bulk wine; especially :  wine in casks or vats so blended as to ensure uniformity and marketability

  2. 2 :  a blend of still wines used in the production of champagne

Origin and Etymology of cuvée

French, from cuve


First Known Use: 1833


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