Sauvignon-blanc meaning

sō-vē-nyôɴ bläɴ
A variety of grape originally grown in France and now widely cultivated in many other wine-producing regions.
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A light white wine made from this grape.
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A white grape of Bordeaux, used in making such wines as Graves and Sauternes.
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A green-skinned variety of grape that originates from the Bordeaux region of France.
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A crisp, dry white wine produced from this grape.
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A dry white wine made entirely or mainly from this grape, esp. in California.
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Origin of sauvignon-blanc

  • French from or akin to obsolete dialectal French servagnin, sarvinien regional names for types of grape blanc white

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

  • From Wiktionary