Sauternes

Sauternes

[soh-turn, saw-; French soh-tern]
noun
1.
a rich, sweet white table wine of France.
2.
the district near Bordeaux producing this wine.
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Sauterne

[soh-turn, saw-]
noun (sometimes lowercase)
a semisweet white wine of California, commonly sold as a jug wine.

Origin:
see Sauternes

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Sauternes (səʊˈtɜːn)
 
n
(sometimes not capital) a sweet white wine made in the southern Bordeaux district of France
 
[C18: from Sauternes, the district where it is produced]

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