white wine

Definitions of white wine
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n pale yellowish wine made from white grapes or red grapes with skins removed before fermentation

Types:
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Canary wine
a sweet white wine from the Canary Islands
Chablis, white Burgundy
dry white table wine of Chablis, France or a wine resembling it
Montrachet
a white Burgundy wine
Chardonnay, Pinot Chardonnay
dry white table wine resembling Chablis but made from Chardonnay grapes
Pinot blanc
dry white California table wine made from white Pinot grapes
Sauvignon blanc
a California wine
Moselle
German white wine from the Moselle valley or a similar wine made elsewhere
Muscadet
dry white wine from the Loire valley in France
Rhenish, Rhine wine, hock
any of several white wines from the Rhine River valley in Germany (`hock' is British usage)
sack
any of various light dry strong white wine from Spain and Canary Islands (including sherry)
Soave
dry white Italian wine from Verona
Sauterne, Sauternes
semisweet golden-colored table or dessert wine from around Bordeaux in France; similar wine from California
Chenin blanc
made in California and the Loire valley in France
Verdicchio
a dry white Italian wine made from Verdicchio grapes
Vouvray
a dry white French wine (either still or sparkling) made in the Loire valley
Yquem
a sweet white French wine
Riesling
fragrant dry or sweet white wine from the Rhine valley or a similar wine from California
liebfraumilch
a sweetened Rhenish wine (especially one from Hesse in western Germany)
Type of:
vino, wine
fermented juice (of grapes especially)

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