Vouvray


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Vou·vray

 (vo͞o-vrā′)
n.
A white, often sparkling, either dry or sweet wine produced in the Loire River valley.

[After Vouvray, a village of west-central France.]
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Vouvray

(ˈvuːvreɪ; French vuvrɛ)
n
(Brewing) a dry white wine, which can be still, sparkling, or semisparkling, produced around Touraine in the Loire Valley
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Noun1.Vouvray - a dry white French wine (either still or sparkling) made in the Loire valley
white wine - pale yellowish wine made from white grapes or red grapes with skins removed before fermentation
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