Definition of vin jaune in English:

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vin jaune

Pronunciation: /vã ˈʒəʊn/

noun (plural vins jaunes)

[mass noun]
A strong yellowish white wine made in the Jura region of eastern France.
Example sentences
  • Film-forming yeasts perform a vital function in the production of wines such as flor sherry, vin jaune, and Tokaji
  • In Franche-Comté the bird is simmered in vin jaune; and in Alsace in Riesling.
  • The region's most profound wine, vin jaune, or yellow wine, is hard to find in the United States.


French, literally 'yellow wine'.

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