Cabernet Sauvignon

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Cab·er·net Sauvignon

1. A variety of black grape used to make red wine, notably in Bordeaux and the Napa Valley.
2. A dry red wine made from this grape.

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Cabernet Sauvignon

(ˈkæbəneɪ ˈsəʊvɪnjɒn; French kabɛrnɛ soviɲɔ̃)
n (sometimes not capitals)
1. (Brewing) a black grape originally grown in the Bordeaux area of France, and now throughout the wine-producing world
2. (Brewing) any of various red wines made from this grape
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Ca•ber•net Sau•vi•gnon

(ˌkæb ərˈneɪ ˌsoʊ vɪnˈyõʊ̃)
a red grape used to produce a dry red wine, esp. in Bordeaux and N California.
[1910–15; < French; cabernet variety of red grape < Médoc dial.]
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Noun1.Cabernet Sauvignon - superior Bordeaux type of red wine
red wine - wine having a red color derived from skins of dark-colored grapes
Cabernet Sauvignon grape - superior red wine grapes grown especially in the Bordeaux region of France and northern California
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