varietal

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adjective va·ri·e·tal \və-ˈrī-ə-təl\

Definition of varietal

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or characterizing a variety varietal names; also :  being a variety in distinction from an individual or species

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, producing, or characteristic of a varietal wine

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Origin and Etymology of varietal

variety + 1-al

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