Definition of Saumur in English:

Saumur

noun

  • [mass noun] A French white wine resembling champagne.

    • ‘Cases of wine like a Saumur or a Quincy or a Jurancon Sec might suddenly become available at a breezy price.’
    • ‘The Loire's Chenin Blanc grape ends up making tasty sparkling Vouvrays and Saumurs.’

Origin

From the name of a town in the department of Maine-et-Loire.

Pronunciation:

Saumur

/ˈsəʊmjʊə/