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WHITE WINE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does white wine mean? 

WHITE WINE (noun)
  The noun WHITE WINE has 1 sense:

1. pale yellowish wine made from white grapes or red grapes with skins removed before fermentation

  Familiarity information: WHITE WINE used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


WHITE WINE (noun)


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Meaning:

Pale yellowish wine made from white grapes or red grapes with skins removed before fermentation

Classified under:

Nouns denoting foods and drinks

Hypernyms ("white wine" is a kind of...):

vino; wine (fermented juice (of grapes especially))

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "white wine"):

Canary wine (a sweet white wine from the Canary Islands)

Vouvray (a dry white French wine (either still or sparkling) made in the Loire valley)

Verdicchio (a dry white Italian wine made from Verdicchio grapes)

Chenin blanc (made in California and the Loire valley in France)

Sauterne; Sauternes (semisweet golden-colored table or dessert wine from around Bordeaux in France; similar wine from California)

Soave (dry white Italian wine from Verona)

sack (any of various light dry strong white wine from Spain and Canary Islands (including sherry))

hock; Rhenish; Rhine wine (any of several white wines from the Rhine River valley in Germany ('hock' is British usage))

Muscadet (dry white wine from the Loire valley in France)

Moselle (German white wine from the Moselle valley or a similar wine made elsewhere)

Sauvignon blanc (a California wine)

Pinot blanc (dry white California table wine made from white Pinot grapes)

Chardonnay; Pinot Chardonnay (dry white table wine resembling Chablis but made from Chardonnay grapes)

Montrachet (a white Burgundy wine)

Chablis; white Burgundy (dry white table wine of Chablis, France or a wine resembling it)

Yquem (a sweet white French wine)


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