Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A dry white wine produced in the Burgundy region of France.

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  • noun A white grand cru Burgundy wine

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  • noun a white Burgundy wine

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[After Montrachet, the vineyard that produces it.]

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French

Examples

  • As we drove north from Santenay we passed the vineyards of Chassagne and shortly arrived at the holiest of holies, the walled vineyard of Montrachet, which is located mid-slope of the hill, the sweet spot.

    The Grace Kelly of Wines

  • In the neighbourhood is Puligny, where the delicious sparkling white wine called Montrachet is grown.

    The South of France—East Half

  • The 1997 Châteauneuf-du-Pape Roussanne Vieilles Vignes could easily be called the Montrachet or Chevalier-Montrachet of Châteauneuf-du-Pape.

    The World’s Greatest Wine Estates

  • The 1997 Châteauneuf-du-Pape Roussanne Vieilles Vignes could easily be called the Montrachet or Chevalier-Montrachet of Châteauneuf-du-Pape.

    The World’s Greatest Wine Estates

  • The 1997 Châteauneuf-du-Pape Roussanne Vieilles Vignes could easily be called the Montrachet or Chevalier-Montrachet of Châteauneuf-du-Pape.

    The World’s Greatest Wine Estates

  • The 1997 Châteauneuf-du-Pape Roussanne Vieilles Vignes could easily be called the Montrachet or Chevalier-Montrachet of Châteauneuf-du-Pape.

    The World’s Greatest Wine Estates

  • The 1997 Châteauneuf-du-Pape Roussanne Vieilles Vignes could easily be called the Montrachet or Chevalier-Montrachet of Châteauneuf-du-Pape.

    The World’s Greatest Wine Estates

  • The 1997 Châteauneuf-du-Pape Roussanne Vieilles Vignes could easily be called the Montrachet or Chevalier-Montrachet of Châteauneuf-du-Pape.

    The World’s Greatest Wine Estates

  • The 1997 Châteauneuf-du-Pape Roussanne Vieilles Vignes could easily be called the Montrachet or Chevalier-Montrachet of Châteauneuf-du-Pape.

    The World’s Greatest Wine Estates

  • The 1997 Châteauneuf-du-Pape Roussanne Vieilles Vignes could easily be called the Montrachet or Chevalier-Montrachet of Châteauneuf-du-Pape.

    The World’s Greatest Wine Estates

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