varietal [və rī′ə təl]
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
- of, connected with, or characterizing a variety
- constituting a distinct variety; specif., designating a wine that bears the name of the variety of grape from which it is made
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
Of, indicating, or characterizing a variety, especially a biological variety. noun
A wine made principally from one variety of grape and carrying the name of that grape.
Origin: From variety.