Definition of chambré in English:

chambré

adjective

  • [predicative] (of red wine) at room temperature:

    ‘the French believe that Cabernet tastes best chambré’
    • ‘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.’
    heated, tepid, lukewarm
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Origin

1950s: French, past participle of chambrer bring to room temperature, from chambre room (see chamber).

Pronunciation

chambré

/ˈʃɒ̃mbreɪ//ˈʃɒmbreɪ/