Soa·​ve ˈswä-(ˌ)vā How to pronounce Soave (audio)
: a dry white Italian wine

Examples of Soave in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Justin’s mother, Jill Soave, said the tragedy was completely preventable. Ray Sanchez, CNN, 9 Apr. 2024 Many red wines and some white wines such as Chardonnay, Viognier or Soave undergo malolactic conversion, which adds stability to wines but may decrease the sense of freshness. Mike Desimone and Jeff Jenssen, Robb Report, 9 Nov. 2022 And yet a good Sauvignon or Muscadet or Soave can be one of the best bargains around. Lettie Teague, WSJ, 21 July 2022

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Word History


Soave, village near Verona, Italy

First Known Use

1934, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Soave was in 1934

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“Soave.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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