sauvignon blancSau·vi·gnon Blanc
- [alsoS- B-] a white grape of Bordeaux, used in making such wines as Graves and Sauternes
- a dry white wine made entirely or mainly from this grape, esp. in California
Origin of sauvignon blancFrench
- A variety of grape originally grown in France and now widely cultivated in many other wine-producing regions.
- A light white wine made from this grape. Also called In both senses also called Fumé Blanc .
Origin of Sauvignon BlancFrench from or akin to obsolete dialectal French servagnin, sarvinien regional names for types of grape blanc white
(countable and uncountable, plural Sauvignon blancs or Sauvignons blancs)