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pétillant Line breaks: pé|til¦lant
Pronunciation: /ˈpɛtɪjɒ̃/

Definition of pétillant in English:


(Of wine) slightly sparkling.
Example sentences
  • Wines with a gentle but definite sparkle may be described as pétillant in French, frizzante in Italian, and spritzig in German, although many variations in nomenclature exist.
  • The Pétillant de Savoie sparkling wine is a controlled appellation wine of Savoie obtained from the Jacquère grapes produced solely in the area of the Savoie appellation.



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