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[predicative] (of red wine) at room temperature:‘the French believe that Cabernet tastes best chambré’
heated, tepid, lukewarmView synonyms
- ‘Is 18 minutes really sufficient to allow a bottle of wine to breathe and chambré?’
- ‘Tasting advice: It is best drunk chambré, at 16-18° with simple or complex meals, and goes best with delicatessen, meat and cheese.’
- ‘Red wine from the cellar ain't going to be chambré.’
1950s: French, past participle of chambrer bring to room temperature, from chambre room (see chamber).
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