One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A sweet white French dessert wine, similar to Sauternes, produced at Monbazillac in the Dordogne.
- ‘Bergerac has an under-appreciated white wine, Monbazillac, that is almost the equal of many Sauternes and much less expensive.’
- ‘On my first stay in the Dordogne, Glynn Daniel's The Hungry Archaeologist in France took me from one Ice Age painted cave to the next bottle of Monbazillac.’
- ‘From 1993 there has been a clear distinction between serious sweet Monbazillac and early-picked dry white wine which may be sold as Bergerac Sec.’
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