Meaning of Sauvignon

Sau•vi•gnon

Pronunciation: (sō"vin-yōn' Fr. sō-vē-nyôn'), [key]
— n.
  1. a small blue-black grape grown primarily in the Médoc region of Bordeaux, in SW France, and highly prized in winemaking.
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