Definition of pétillant in English:

pétillant

adjective

  • (of wine) slightly sparkling.

    • ‘Wines with a gentle but definite sparkle may be described as pétillant in French, frizzante in Italian, and spritzig in German, although many variations in nomenclature exist.’
    • ‘The Pétillant de Savoie sparkling wine is a controlled appellation wine of Savoie obtained from the Jacquère grapes produced solely in the area of the Savoie appellation.’
    effervescent, fizzy, carbonated, aerated, gassy, bubbly, bubbling, fizzing, foaming, frothy
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Origin

French.

Pronunciation

pétillant

/ˈpɛtɪjɒ̃/