Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon

[kab-er-ney soh-vin-yohn; French ka-ber-ney soh-vee-nyawn]
noun
1.
a premium red grape used in winemaking, especially in the Bordeaux region of France and in northern California.
2.
a dry red wine made from this grape.
Also called Cabernet.


Origin:
< French cabernet variety of red grape < Médoc dialect, also carbenet, carmenet; sauvignon, Middle French sarvinien name applied regionally to various grape varieties; both words of obscure origin

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Cabernet Sauvignon (ˈkæbəneɪ ˈsəʊvɪnjɒn, French kabɛrnɛ soviɲɔ̃)
 
n
1.  a black grape originally grown in the Bordeaux area of France, and now throughout the wine-producing world
2.  any of various red wines made from this grape

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