Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A general name for the white wines made in Barsac, department of Gironde, France.

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  • noun A region of France near Bordeaux.
  • noun A sweet white wine produced in Barsac.

Etymologies

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From French.

Examples

  • The great sweet wines of Sauternes and Barsac were allotted two ranking classes, but all of the wines of Pomerol and St.

    Getting to the Bottom of Bordeaux

  • It's also where the great sweet wines, Sauternes and Barsac, are made, and all the top dry white wines, too.

    Getting to the Bottom of Bordeaux

  • Bordeaux, a region renowned for its deep, beguiling, brooding red wine and also its sweet, botrytis-cinerea-mold-affected pudding wine from Sauternes and Barsac, also has an aperitif up its sleeve.

    Tasting Unusual Suspects

  • And how about Verne's posthumous L'Étonnante Adventure de la Mission Barsac (published in English in two volumes by Ace Books under the titles Into the Niger Bend and The City in the Sahara in the handsome but generally wretchedly translated Fitzroy editions)?

    MIND MELD: The Forgotten Books of SF/F/H

  • I offered her Pommard, Barsac, or Chateau Yquem to drink, and found to my surprise that she knew something about wines.

    Movie Night

  • The village itself and its neighbor Barsac lie to the southeast of Bordeaux in the Graves region.

    The Delights of Sweet Wine

  • Also, what may be bad of Pauilliac may be great for Barsac.

    Wine Spectator's First Vintage Report Card for 2008: Who Does it Serve? Does it Matter?

  • Later we retired to sit in opposite corners of the chesterfield in the library, full of Barsac and roast duck and caramel pudding, and when Rogers had served our coffee and departed I told her everything I knew about her business.

    Movie Night

  • While Yquem is the king of Sauternes, a few other notable sweet wines exist in the region and in the neighboring area of Barsac.

    Investing in Liquid Assets

  • While Yquem is the king of Sauternes, a few other notable sweet wines exist in the region and in the neighboring area of Barsac.

    Investing in Liquid Assets

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