Cru meaning

kro͝o
A vineyard or wine-producing region in France.
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A grade or class of wine.

Premier cru.

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A group of vineyards producing wine of comparable quality and character.
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A specified quality of wine.

Grand cru.

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A grade or class of wine; as, premier cru.
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Origin of cru

  • French from past participle of croître to grow from Old French creistre crescent
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From French
    From Wiktionary