French term for the wooden tap of a wine barrel that "sings" (squeaks) when it is turned or opened and "cries" as it were when the wine flows out (French: chante et pleure = sing and cry). Such a wooden tap is also the symbol of one wine Brotherhood in Vouvray called on the Loire Conference of the Chantepleure, See also lists of relevant keywords below barrel and wine vessels,
A bulbous vessel made of mostly ceramic for watering plants is also called a chantepleure. There are many small holes on the bottom. After filling, the thumb can prevent it from flowing out and the pouring can be started by opening the opening.