- a semisweet white wine of California, commonly sold as a jug wine.
Origin of Sauterne
see origin at Sauternes
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Examples from the Web for sauterne
"A glass of Sauterne," said he, suddenly, to one of his neighbors.Gerfaut, Complete
Charles de Bernard
It is very good; but I like sauterne and chambertin at breakfast.The Bashful Lover (Novels of Paul de Kock Volume XIX)
Charles Paul de Kock
Like Sauterne, Champagne and Burgundy are served from the bottle.How to Prepare and Serve a Meal and Interior Decoration
Lillian B. Lansdown
To a quart of Sauterne add the strained juice of four large lemons.The Century Cook Book
With the oysters, a glass of sauterne is the most appropriate accompaniment.Dinners and Luncheons
Word Origin and History for sauterne
also Sauternes, name for certain white wines, 1711, from Sauterne, district near Bordeaux where it is made.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper