Cham·​ber·​tin | \shäⁿbertaⁿ\
plural -s

Definition of Chambertin 

: a red Burgundy wine

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First Known Use of Chambertin

1775, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Chambertin

French, from Chambertin, vineyard near Dijon, France, where it is produced

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