[soh-turn, saw-]

noun (sometimes lowercase)

a semisweet white wine of California, commonly sold as a jug wine.

Origin of Sauterne

see origin at Sauternes Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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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