Burgundy is a deep purplish-red color. The Burgundy color is named after the Burgundy wine in France. In terms of color, “burgundy” is usually not capitalized. The burgundy color is similar to Bordeaux (#4C1C24), Merlot (#73343A), Berry (#A01641) and Redberry (#701f28). Burgundy is 50% red, 0% green, and 13% blue. CMYK percentages are 0% cyan, 100% magenta, 75% yellow, 50% black. The first recorded use of “burgundy” as a color name in English was in 1881.