[poh-mahrd; French paw-mar]


a dry, red wine from the Pommard parish in Burgundy.

Origin of Pommard

First recorded in 1825–35
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Contemporary Examples of pommard

  • The pheasant calls for Pommard, while songbirds and hare lend themselves to aged Bordeaux or a light Gevrey.

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    The Queen of the French Kitchen

    Katie Baker

    March 26, 2014

Historical Examples of pommard

  • It was the Pommard which induced the beggar to make up his mind.


    Emile Zola

  • There was consomm, and there were chops—done to a turn—and a cobwebbed bottle of Pommard.

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    Anne Warner

  • Anyhow, Polton, open a bottle of Pommard and put a couple of ten by eight 'process' plates in your dark slides.

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    R. Austin Freeman