Sauvignon Blanc Definition

sō-vē-nyôɴ bläɴ
A white grape of Bordeaux, used in making such wines as Graves and Sauternes.
Webster's New World
A variety of grape originally grown in France and now widely cultivated in many other wine-producing regions.
American Heritage
A dry white wine made entirely or mainly from this grape, esp. in California.
Webster's New World

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

  • French

    From Wiktionary

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