from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A red wine from Chambertin near Dijon, in Burgundy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. [F.: see def.] A red wine made in Burgundy, in the department of Côte-d'Or, and named from the vineyard of Chambertin, of about 60 acres, near Dijon, on the celebrated hillside which gives the name to the department.


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  • Clos de Vogeot: Similar to chambertin, and often called the king of burgandy.

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  • Mamma Gerard remembered that she had a few bottles -- five or six -- of old chambertin in the cellar, and you could not have prevented the excellent woman from taking her key and taper at once, and going for those old bottles covered with cobwebs and dust, that they might drink to the health of the triumphant one.

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  • Then he poured out the chambertin, and once more all heads became excited, and the conversation fell, as was inevitable, upon the subject of women.

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  • M. M.uillard, who has a long standing affection for chambertin, ordered two bottles to begin with.

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  • Ah, that soft lisp of hers, those enchanting caprices, those amazing extravagances of fancy, that wit which possessed the sparkle of white chambertin!

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  • And half an hour later, having demolished all madame had set before him, besides sharing the excellent chambertin, the Chevalier felt the man made whole again.

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  • Breton was directed to go to the cellars and fetch a dozen bottles of white chambertin.

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  • "Charlot, bring Monsieur le Chevalier the pheasant pie, the ragout of hare, and a bottle of chambertin from the bin of '36."

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  • I do not drink champagne, but the chambertin will do nicely.

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  • To-night, though the dinner had been excellent and the chambertin all that could be desired, the two were inclined to be moody.

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