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Chambertin Line breaks: Cham|ber¦tin
Pronunciation: /ˈʃɒ̃bəːtã/

Definition of Chambertin in English:


[mass noun]
A dry red burgundy wine of high quality from Gevrey Chambertin in eastern France.
Example sentences
  • He could be extravagant in his optimism: a wine from the native Alexander grape he called equal to Chambertin.
  • They may not have the complex flavours of the great Côte d' Or burgundies - the magical sweet-savoury, gamey richness of the Chambertin grands crus - but they have a fruit quality and appealing suppleness all their own.
  • However, Pinot Noir grown outside of Burgundy often tastes delicious, but it just doesn't taste much like Volnay or Chambertin.

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