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Cabernet Sauvignon

Line breaks: Cab¦er|net Sau|vi¦gnon
Pronunciation: /ˈsəʊvɪnjɒ̃
 
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Definition of Cabernet Sauvignon in English:

noun

[mass noun]
1A variety of black wine grape from the Bordeaux area of France, now grown throughout the world.
Example sentences
  • The traditional hot inland vineyards were abandoned for sites benefiting from cool ocean influence, where grapes such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinotage, Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc flourished.
  • Such French vine varieties as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah, and some Pinot Noir were planted.
  • In 1974, he planted famous varietals like Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc.
1.1A red wine made from the Cabernet Sauvignon grape.
Example sentences
  • A fascinating part of the tour was to taste vintage 2000 Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot maturing in two types of French oak, as well as American and Bulgarian.
  • In Napa for example, the best wines are generally thought to be Cabernet Sauvignons.
  • But as more wineries and tasting rooms open here, there's more opportunity to sample locally produced Chardonnays, Pinot Noirs, Pinot Blancs, and Cabernet Sauvignons.

Origin

French.

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