appellation controlee

appellation contrôlée

[a-pe-la-syawn kawn-trohley]
(of a French wine) having use of its name or designation controlled by the government with respect to the region of production, the variety of grapes used, and the level of quality maintained.

< French: controlled appellation Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To appellation controlee
Previous Definition: appellation
Next Definition: appellation contrôlée
More from
Synonyms and Antonyms for appellation controlee
More from
Search for articles containing appellation controlee Word FAQs presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature