blanc de blancs

noun

variants or blanc de blanc
ˌbläⁿdəˈbläⁿ
plural blanc de blancs
: a still or sparkling white wine made from white grapes only

Word History

Etymology

French, literally, white from whites

First Known Use

1949, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of blanc de blancs was in 1949

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“Blanc de blancs.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blanc%20de%20blancs. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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