Definition of Pouilly in English:

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Pouilly

Pronunciation: /ˈpuːji/

noun

[mass noun]
Any of various dry white wines produced in central France.
Example sentences
  • Pouilly Fume is from the Radcliffe's Regional Classics range at Thresher.
  • The perfect counterpoint to this opulence is a lean and unfussy sauvignon blanc, such as this classical Pouilly Fume.
  • 'This is a well-priced Pouilly Fume' is an appellation that has quickly become expensive.

Origin

The name, or part of the name, of several French villages where such wines are produced.

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