Definition of Monbazillac in English:

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Monbazillac

Pronunciation: /mɒnˈbazɪlak/
/mɒ̃ˈbazɪjak/

noun

[mass noun]
A sweet white French dessert wine, similar to Sauternes, produced at Monbazillac in the Dordogne.
Example sentences
  • From 1993 there has been a clear distinction between serious sweet Monbazillac and early-picked dry white wine which may be sold as Bergerac Sec.
  • Bergerac has an under-appreciated white wine, Monbazillac, that is almost the equal of many Sauternes and much less expensive.
  • On my first stay in the Dordogne, Glynn Daniel's The Hungry Archaeologist in France took me from one Ice Age painted cave to the next bottle of Monbazillac.

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