Definition of Sauterne

1. Noun. Semisweet golden-colored table or dessert wine from around Bordeaux in France; similar wine from California.

Exact synonyms: Sauternes
Generic synonyms: White Wine



Definition of Sauterne

1. n. A white wine made in the district of Sauterne, France.

Definition of Sauterne

1. Noun. A low-quality wine badly imitating those of Sauternes. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sauterne

1. a sweet white wine [n -S]

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savable

Literary usage of Sauterne

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1. Miscellanies by William Makepeace Thackeray (1877)
"... seizing a bottle next him, which he thought was Sauterne, but which turned out to be French brandy, he drank oif nearly a pint before he knew his error. ..."

2. Her Royal Highness Woman and His Majesty by Max O'Rell (1901)
"Sauterne and Burgundy—I like both—All women cannot afford to be blondes—Blondes with dark eyes—Brunettes with blue eyes. Eve, Venus, Helen of Troy, ..."

3. The New England Cook Book by Helen Saunders Wright (1912)
"Sauterne DRESSING To 3 tablespoonfuls of oil add 1 of sauterne, season with ^ teaspoonful of salt and \ of Cayenne. Mix thoroughly and chill before serving. ..."

4. History of English Literature by Hippolyte Taine (1880)
"... seizing a bottle next him, which he thought was Sauterne, but which turned out to be French brandy, he drank off nearly a pint before he knew his error. ..."

5. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1894)
"Wines of the Sauterne Type.—A comparison of the minima and maxima and means of American Sauterne with those of French Sauterne show that although the ..."

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