Sauternes


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Sau·ternes

or 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.]

Sauternes

(səʊˈtɜːn)
n
(Brewing) (sometimes not capital) a sweet white wine made in the southern Bordeaux district of France
[C18: from Sauternes, the district where it is produced]

Sau•ternes

(soʊˈtɜrn, sɔ-)

n.
1. a rich, sweet white table wine of Bordeaux, in SW France.
2. the district producing this wine.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Sauternes - 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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Famous wine districts including Libourne, SaintEmilion, Sauternes, Pauillac, Margaux, Bourg and Blaye were on our itinerary.
Famous wine districts including Libourne, Saint-Emilion, Sauternes, Pauillac, Margaux, Bourg and Blaye were on our itinerary.