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Oxford Companion to Wine

Oxford Companion to Wine

By Jancis Robinson

Published 2006

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Burgunder, common suffix in German, meaning literally ‘of burgundy’, for such grape variety members of the pinot family as Spätburgunder, Blauburgunder, Blauer Spätburgunder, or Blauer Burgunder (pinot noir); Weissburgunder or Weisser Burgunder (pinot blanc); and Grauburgunder or Grauer Burgunder (drier styles of pinot gris).