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sauvignon blanc

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noun sau·vi·gnon blanc \ˌsō-vēn-ˈyōⁿ-ˈbläⁿ\

Definition of sauvignon blanc

  1. :  a dry white wine made from a grape originally grown in Bordeaux and the Loire valley



Origin and Etymology of sauvignon blanc

French, white sauvignon (variety of grape)


First Known Use: 1941


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