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Meursault Line breaks: Meur|sault
Pronunciation: /məːˈsəʊ/

Definition of Meursault in English:

noun (plural same)

[mass noun]
A burgundy wine, typically white, produced near Beaune.
Example sentences
  • In the dark and cold of his cellar Dominique dips his glass wine thief into the first barrel of Meursault.
  • The latest sales statistics from France show that even the famous white-wine towns of Burgundy, Puligny, Chassagne, Meursault and Chablis are losing sales this year.
  • While March saw the commencement of relaxed wine labelling laws, simply having the word Chardonnay on a bottle of Chablis or Meursault will not bring the necessary changes.


Named after a commune in the Côte d'Or region of France.

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