Meaning of Puligny-Montrachet in English:


Pronunciation /puːˌliːn(j)iː ˈmɒntrəʃeɪ/


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


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).