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Vouvray

Syllabification: Vou·vray
Pronunciation: /vo͞oˈvrā
 
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Definition of Vouvray in English:

noun

Dry white wine, either still or sparkling, produced in the Vouvray district of the Loire valley.
Example sentences
  • A number of different wines are produced in the Loire but the most famous have to be Vouvray and Sancerre.
  • At its most basic level, Chenin is grown in the Loire to produce wines to be drunk young, such as basic Anjou Blanc or inexpensive Saumur or Vouvray.
  • There are moderately priced ones like Sancerre or Vouvray which are admirable but you can expect to pay up to a tenner a bottle.

Origin

French.

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