Arneis

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noun Ar·neis \ˌär-ˈnāz, -ˈnās\
variants: less commonly

arneis

Definition of Arneis

  1. :  a dry white wine from the Piedmont region of Italy Arneis is a rich, gloriously fruity, mouth-filling wine that is soft, even unctuous. — Robert M. Parker, Parker’s Wine Buyer’s Guide, 1989; also :  the grape from which Arneis wine is made Arneis, an ancient white grape of Italy’s Piedmont, had almost disappeared 25 years ago. — Gerald Asher, Gourmet, March 2004

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Origin and Etymology of arneis

borrowed from Italian, borrowed from Upper Italian (Piedmontese), of uncertain origin


First Known Use: 1989


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