Definition of Marsanne in English:


Line breaks: Mar|sanne
Pronunciation: /mɑːˈsan


[mass noun]
  • A variety of white wine grape originating in the northern Rhône area of France.
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    • This region also produces wines from the white grapes Viognier, Marsanne, Roussanne and Grenache Blanc.
    • Three-quarters of the wine is full, dry, herby white, made from increasing proportions of Clairette and Marsanne, together with some Ugni Blanc and Sauvignon Blanc grapes.
    • Including walking up to my balcony to prove that the slim resistance offered by a bottle of Marsanne was, indeed, useless.


the name of a town in southern France.

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