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[mass noun] A sweet white wine from the district of Barsac, a department of the Gironde in France.
- ‘Sauternes and Barsac are two other appellations for great white Bordeaux wine from Sauvignon blanc.’
- ‘Sauternes and Barsac are French wines made from Semillon, Sauvignon Blanc, and Muscadelle grapes.’
- ‘I'm not quite certain whether it is a compliment or an insult to refer to a Barsac wine as "easy to drink" but that term fits this wine nicely.’
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