Definition of Puligny-Montrachet in English:

Puligny-Montrachet

noun

  • A white burgundy wine of Chardonnay grapes, from vineyards located in the Puligny-Montrachet area.

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in The New York Times. From Puligny-Montrachet, the name of a commune in the Côte de Beaune wine-growing district in the department of Côte d'Or in Burgundy, east-central France. Compare French Puligny-Montrachet wine from Puligny-Montrachet (not dated in dictionaries of French).

Pronunciation

Puligny-Montrachet

/puːˌliːn(j)iː ˈmɒntrəʃeɪ/