Meaning of solera


Pronunciation: (sō-lâr'u Sp. sô-le'rä), [key]
— n.
  1. (esp. in Spain) a series of casks, graded according to age, in which sherries and brandies are stored while maturing.
  2. a classification for the sherries or brandies having the greatest maturity in a solera.
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