1[mass noun] A variety of white grape grown in South Africa.
- ‘It needed to concentrate on more popular white varietals such as Chardonnay and, especially, Sauvignon Blanc rather than the insipid steen (Chenin Blanc).’
- 1.1The wine made from the steen grape.
- 1.2A blended semi-sweet white wine, typically containing steen grapes.
South African Dutch, elliptically from steendruiven, literally stone grapes.