Meaning of varietal

va•ri•e•tal

Pronunciation: (vu-rī'i-tl), [key]
— adj.
  1. of, pertaining to, designating, or characteristic of a variety.
  2. constituting a variety.
  3. (in U.S. winemaking) designating a wine made entirely or chiefly from one variety of grape.
—n.
  1. a varietal wine named for such a grape (distinguished from generic).
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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