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Definition of Connoisseur

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expert, one with good taste; aesthete
Connoisseur Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(n.)
One well versed in any subject; a skillful or knowing person; a critical judge of any art, particulary of one of the fine arts.
  
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A critical judge of art, especially one with thorough knowledge and sound judgment of art.
The Devil's Dictionary
Connoisseur, (n.)

A specialist who knows everything about something and nothing about anything else.
An old wine-bibber having been smashed in a railway collision, some wine was pouted on his lips to revive him. "Pauillac, 1873," he murmured and died.
  
The Devil's Dictionary, by Ambrose Bierce, 1911 (About)
WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. an expert able to appreciate a field; especially in the fine arts
(synonym) cognoscenti
(hypernym) authority
(hyponym) esthete, aesthete
Connoisseur Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
A connoisseur (French traditional (pre-1835) spelling of connaisseur, from Middle-French connoistre, then connaître meaning "to be acquainted with" or "to know somebody/something.") is a person who has a great deal of knowledge about the fine arts, cuisines, or an expert judge in matters of taste. In many areas the term now has an air of pretension, and may be used in a partly ironic sense, but in the art trade connoisseurship remains a crucial skill for the identification and attribution to individual artists of works, where documentary evidence of provenance is lacking. The situation in the wine trade is similar, for example in assessing the potential for ageing in a young wine through wine tasting.

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Connoisseur Definition from Society & Culture Dictionaries & Glossaries
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Connoisseurs Choice Ardbeg 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 21, 30, 31, 32 YO, Single Islay Malt Scotch Whisky
Connoisseurs Choice Ardbeg 1978 22 YO, Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Connoisseurs Choice Avonside 35, 39 YO, Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Connoisseurs Choice Balblair 20 YO, Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Connoisseurs Choice Balmenach 10 YO, Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Connoisseurs Choice Banff 20 YO, Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Connoisseurs Choice Benrinnes 15, 17, 30 YO, Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Connoisseurs Choice Benromach 1971 23 YO, Single Highland Malt Scotch Whisky
Connoisseurs Choice Bladnoch 8 YO, Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Connoisseurs Choice Brora 1972 23 YO, Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Connoisseurs Choice Caol Ila 1984 16 YO, Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Connoisseurs Choice Caperdonich 14, 17 YO, Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Connoisseurs Choice Coleburn 1965 17 YO, Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Connoisseurs Choice Cragganmore 17 YO, Single Speyside Malt Scotch Whisky
Connoisseurs Choice Craigellachie 12, 20 YO, Single Speyside Malt Scotch Whisky
Connoisseurs Choice Dallas Dhu 16, 25 YO, Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Connoisseurs Choice Glen Albyn 29 YO, Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Connoisseurs Choice Glen Grant 15 YO, Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Connoisseurs Choice Glen Keith 1963, Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Connoisseurs Choice Glen Rothes 28 YO, Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Connoisseurs Choice Glenburgie 1949 33 YO, Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Connoisseurs Choice Glencadam 1965, 1974, 1987, Single Highland Malt Scotch Whisky
Connoisseurs Choice Glencraig 1975 25 YO, Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Connoisseurs Choice Glenesk 1985 15 YO, Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Connoisseurs Choice Glenglassaugh 12 YO, Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Connoisseurs Choice Glenkinchie 19 YO, Single Lowland Malt Scotch Whisky
Connoisseurs Choice Glenlivet 15 YO, Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Connoisseurs Choice Glenlochy, Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Connoisseurs Choice Glenlossie 14, 43 YO, Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Connoisseurs Choice Glenugie 30 YO, Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Connoisseurs Choice Glenury Royal, Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Connoisseurs Choice Kinclaith 1966, 1967, Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Connoisseurs Choice Knockdhu 10, 19 YO, Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Connoisseurs Choice Longmorn 1958 26 YO, Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Connoisseurs Choice Macduff (Glen Deveron) 1975, 1987, Single Highland Malt Scotch Whisky
Connoisseurs Choice Mannochmore 10 YO, Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Connoisseurs Choice Millburn 1971, 1974, Single Highland Malt Scotch Whisky
Connoisseurs Choice Miltonduff 21 YO, Single Highland Malt Scotch Whisky
Connoisseurs Choice Mosstowie 21 YO, Single Highland Malt Scotch Whisky
Connoisseurs Choice North Port Brechin 19 YO, Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Connoisseurs Choice Oban 14 YO, Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Connoisseurs Choice Port Ellen 16 YO, Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Connoisseurs Choice Rosebank 14 YO, Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Connoisseurs Choice Rosebank 1989 11 YO, Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Connoisseurs Choice Royal Lochnagar 27 YO, Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Connoisseurs Choice St. Magdalene 29 YO, Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Connoisseurs Choice Strathisla 35 YO, Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Connoisseurs Choice Tomatin 15 YO, Single Malt Scotch Whisky

By: Gordon & MacPhail (Elgin, Scotland)
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The Whisky Connoisseur Islay Malt 10 YO, Caol Ila Single Malt Scotch Whisky
By: The Whisky Connoisseur - Scotland Direct Ltd. (Biggar, U.K.)