Meur·​sault mər-ˈsō How to pronounce Meursault (audio)
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: a dry white burgundy wine

Examples of Meursault in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In total, Burgundy has 84 AOCs, including regional appellations, village appellations such as Meursault or Puligny-Montrachet, and Grand Cru appellations such as Bâtard-Montrachet and Corton Charlemagne. Mike Desimone and Jeff Jenssen, Robb Report, 30 Mar. 2023 One wonders why the list needs scores of sparkling wines, with a delightful rolling cart of Champagnes, and who, really, is ordering the 15th Meursault down the list or either of two $499 California Syrahs. John Mariani, Forbes, 6 July 2022

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Word History


French, from Meursault, commune in France

First Known Use

1833, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Meursault was in 1833

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“Meursault.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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