blanc de noirs

noun

ˌbläⁿdəˈnwär
variants or blanc de noir
ˌbläⁿdəˈnwär
often capitalized B&N
: a still or sparkling white wine that is made from red or black grapes

Word History

Etymology

French, literally, white from blacks

First Known Use

1969, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of blanc de noirs was in 1969

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“Blanc de noirs.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blanc%20de%20noirs. Accessed 27 Jan. 2023.

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