Definition of grand cru
: a wine of the highest rank or reputation within its appellation
Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:
- More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
- Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
- Advanced search features
- Ad free!
Origin and Etymology of grand cru
French, literally, great production (of something grown)
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up grand cru? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).