Definition of Colombard
- … tearing out grapes such as Carignan and Colombard and replacing them with more upscale vines such as Chardonnay …
- —Robyn Bullard, Wine Spectator, 15 Sept. 1992
- Distilled in an old imported alembic, his brandies are made from the colombard grapes, also commonly used in Cognac, as well as large amounts of pinot noir and gamay beaujolais, red varietals that add complexity and a floral note in the nose.
- —Lawrence M. Fisher, The New York Times, 5 May 1991