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Merde

Yes, it means what you think, and it's been a characteristic (and not necessarily a negative one!) in Burgundy since back at least as far as Voltaire, who used precisely that term to describe it. May be associated with "bretanomyces" (above). Save the dirty jokes; like it or not, it's an element of even the greatest older Burgundies.



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