Meaning of Pouilly Fumé in English:

Pouilly Fumé

Pronunciation /ˌpuːɪjifuːˈmeɪ/


  • A dry, perfumed white wine produced near Pouilly-sur-Loire, France.


1930s. From French Pouilly Fumé from Pouilly (in Pouilly-sur-Loire, the name of a town in the Nièvre department of France, where the wine is produced) + fumé smoked, so called on account of the wine's smoky flavour.