from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A variety of grape originating in the Loire River valley that is used to make white wine.
  • noun A dry to sweet white wine made from this grape.

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  • noun made in California and the Loire valley in France
  • noun white grape grown especially in California and the lower Loire valley of France


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