Definition of Marsanne in English:

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Marsanne

Pronunciation: /mɑːˈsan/

noun

[mass noun]
A variety of white wine grape originating in the northern Rhône area of France.
Example sentences
  • 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.

Origin

The name of a town in southern France.

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