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Sau·ternesor sau·ternes (sō-tûrn′, sô-)
n. pl. Sau·ternes (-tûrn′, -tûrnz′)
1. A delicate sweet white wine from the Bordeaux region of France, made from grapes that have been infected with noble rot.
2. often sau·terne (-tûrn′) A sweet to moderately dry white wine from California.
[French, after Sauternes, a village of southwest France.]
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a sweet to semi-dry Californian white wine blended from several kinds of grapes
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a semisweet white wine of California.
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|Noun||1.||Sauterne - semisweet golden-colored table or dessert wine from around Bordeaux in France; similar wine from California|
white wine - pale yellowish wine made from white grapes or red grapes with skins removed before fermentation
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n → Sauternes m
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