Definition of Chasselas in English:


Line breaks: Chas|se¦las
Pronunciation: /ˈʃas(ə)lɑː/

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[mass noun]
  • 1A variety of white grape, grown mainly in Europe and Chile for eating as a fruit or for making wine.
  • 1.1A wine made from the Chasselas grape.


named after a village near Mâcon, France.

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