Cabernet-sauvignon definition

kăbər-nā
A variety of black grape used to make red wine, notably in Bordeaux and the Napa Valley.
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A dry red wine made from this grape.
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The most highly prized cabernet grape.
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A fragrant, dry red wine made from this grape, blended into many Bordeaux wines and often bottled as a varietal elsewhere.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
cabernet-sauvignon
Plural:
cabernet-sauvignons

Origin of cabernet-sauvignon

  • French

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition