cuvée

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From French cuvée, from cuve (vat, tank).

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cuvée (plural cuvées)

  1. Wine produced from a mixture of several grape varieties.
  2. (especially of champagne) The first (and highest quality) grape juice to be produced, from a given batch of gently pressed grapes.

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Etymology[edit]

From cuve (vat; tank).

Noun[edit]

cuvée f (plural cuvées)

  1. the quantity of wine in a fermentation vessel
  2. a cuvée (blend of wine)
  3. vintage
  4. (colloquial) batch, group; group of students who celebrate graduation the same year

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