[bahr-sak; French bar-sak]
- a village and winegrowing district in Gironde, in SW France.
- a sweet, white Sauterne from here.
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Examples from the Web for barsac
So I bought a cooked chicken and a bottle of Barsac, and mounting to the apartment of the invalid, I made him eat and drink.Ballads of a Bohemian
Robert W. Service
So, with my daughters in the centre, and Captain de Barsac and myself thrown out in strong flanking parties, we began our march.
It was astonishing to see how tirelessly De Barsac held those opera-glasses, which must have weighed at least an ounce.
I was smoking restlessly in the conservatory of the hotel when a bellboy brought me the card of Captain le Vicmte de Barsac.
There are other good crops made in the same parishes of Sauterne, Prignac, and Barsac; but none as good as these.
- a sweet French white wine produced around the town of Barsac in the Gironde
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