Definition of Chassagne–Montrachet
: a dry, white or red wine from an appellation in Burgundy I've found one or two mild disappointments among the wines—what should have been a better Chassagne-Montrachet in its price range, for example, was oversweet and curiously sluggish. — Jay Jacobs, Gourmet, July 1985
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Origin and Etymology of chassagne–montrachet
borrowed from French, after Chassagne-Montrachet, wine appellation and commune in Côte-d'Or department, France (from Chassagne, Chassagne-le-Haut, earlier village name + Montrachet, a well-known vineyard in the commune)
First Known Use: 1940
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