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Philip the Bold

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(Biography) 1342–1404, duke of Burgundy (1363–1404), noted for his courage at Poitiers (1356) in the Hundred Years' War: regent of France for his nephew Charles VI (1368–88, 1392–1404)
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It's made from the red gamay grape which was outlawed by the Duke of Burgundy, Philippe the Bold, in 1395 who described it as a "very bad and disloyal plant" that was occupying land that could be used for pinot noir.