sauternes


sau·ternes

noun \sō-ˈtərn, s-, -ˈtern\

Definition of SAUTERNES

1
capitalized :  a full-bodied sweet white wine from the Bordeaux region of France
2
usually sauterne :  a semidry to semisweet American white wine that is a blend of several grapes

Origin of SAUTERNES

French, from Sauternes, commune in France
First Known Use: 1711

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