Adjective "brut" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/bruːt//bʀy/

Definitions and examples

adjective

(of sparkling wine) unsweetened; very dry.
  1. 'The Cuvee Des Ambassadeurs, the wine of choice in the Elysee Palace, is a 50/50 Chardonnay and Pinot Noir champagne in a zesty and bright brut style.'
  2. 'Beyond that, Pinot Noir flavors were the key - in brut with turkey and in blanc de noirs with duck, pork, lamb, and beef.'
  3. 'Ayala produces a brut, demi-sec, rosé, vintage, blanc de blancs vintage and the prestige cuvee perle.'
  4. 'The bartender offered to let me try the second sparkler on the menu - the Domaine de la Fontainerie, brut, '01, Vouvray at $9.'
  5. 'But the beau Sire doesn't disappoint even the most cynical of palates - this violent fluid comes in both brut and demi-sec varieties.'
  6. 'She transformed the business into a major champagne house by identifying the market for a brut style of champagne, much less sweet than was the fashion.'

Definitions

1. (of wine, especially champagne) very dry.

More examples(as adjective)

"cups can be brut."

"events can be brut."

"wines can be brut."

"series can be brut."

"percents can be brut."

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Origin

French, literally ‘raw, rough’.