Sauvignon blanc


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Sau·vi·gnon Blanc

 (sō-vē-nyôN′ bläN′)
n.
1. A variety of grape originally grown in France and now widely cultivated in many other wine-producing regions.
2. A light white wine made from this grape. In both senses also called Fumé Blanc.

[French : from or akin to obsolete dialectal French servagnin, sarvinien, regional names for types of grape + blanc, white.]

Sauvignon Blanc

(ˈsəʊvɪnjɒn ˈblɒnk)
n
1. (Plants) a white grape grown in the Bordeaux and Loire regions of France, New Zealand, and elsewhere, used for making wine
2. (Brewing) any of various white wines made from this grape
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Noun1.Sauvignon Blanc - white wine grape grown in CaliforniaSauvignon blanc - white wine grape grown in California
Sauvignon blanc - a California wine
common grape vine, vinifera, vinifera grape, Vitis vinifera - common European grape cultivated in many varieties; chief source of Old World wine and table grapes
2.Sauvignon Blanc - a California wineSauvignon blanc - a California wine      
white wine - pale yellowish wine made from white grapes or red grapes with skins removed before fermentation
Sauvignon blanc - white wine grape grown in California
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