Cabernet Sauvignon: Meaning and Definition of

Ca•ber•net Sau•vi•gnon

Pronunciation: (kab"ur-nā' sō"vin-yōn' Fr. ka-ber-nā sō-vē-nyôn'), [key]
  1. a premium red grape used in winemaking, esp. in the Bordeaux region of France and in northern California.
  2. a dry red wine made from this grape. Also called
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