Cabernet Sauvignon

[ kab-er-ney-soh-vin-yohn; French ka-ber-ney soh-vee-nyawn ]
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  1. a premium red grape used in winemaking, especially in the Bordeaux region of France and in northern California.

  2. a dry red wine made from this grape.

Origin of Cabernet Sauvignon

<French cabernet variety of red grape <Médoc dialect, also carbenet, carmenet; sauvignon,Middle French sarvinien name applied regionally to various grape varieties; both words of obscure origin
  • Also called Ca·ber·net . Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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British Dictionary definitions for Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon

/ (ˈkæbəneɪ ˈsəʊvɪnjɒn, French kabɛrnɛ soviɲɔ̃) /

noun(sometimes not capitals)
  1. a black grape originally grown in the Bordeaux area of France, and now throughout the wine-producing world

  2. any of various red wines made from this grape

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