Sauvignon blanc

(redirected from Savignon blanc)
Also found in: Thesaurus.

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.]
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

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
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
THE NED PINOT GRIGIO 2018 MARLBOROUGH MAJESTIC WINE, PS7.99 THIS crisp white Ned Savignon Blanc has all the exotic charm that you'll only find in this spot of New Zealand, with fresh, clear notes and a fruity and flavoursome taste.
SAVE 56P Lions Gate Savignon Blanc Semillion (75cl), was pounds 8.99, now pounds 4.49.
I then heard the following exchange: "Britta, me old grapevine, how much is it for the savignon blanc, the shiraz and the merlot?" "The sauvignon is $35, the shiraz $45 and the merlot $65."