zinfandel
noun Usage: often capitalized Etymology: probably modification of obsolete Hungarian tzinifándli, czirifandli, a white wine grape (misapplied to a grape variety of Dalmatian origin), from German Zierfandler Date: 1858 a dry red table wine made from a small black grape that is grown chiefly in California; also the grape

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  • zinfandel — noun /ˈzɪnfn̩dɛl/ a) A dry red wine of California. This zinfandel’s delish. Where’d you get it? b) A small black grape from which zinfandel wine is made. Syn: Crljenak Kaštelanski, Gioia Del Colle, Locale, Morellone, Plavac Veliki, Primaticcio,… …   Wiktionary

  • Zinfandel — Zịnfandel,   Kurzbezeichnung Zin, wichtigste dunkelbeerige Weinrebe Kaliforniens (auf über 11 300 ha, zu rd. 40 % im Central Valley), ertragsstark, Beeren mit hohem Zuckergehalt (zum Teil rosinenartig), aber ungleichmäßig reifend; wird zu Rot ,… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Zinfandel — амер. 1) Зинфандель (красный сорт винограда, отличается ярко выраженным интенсивным фруктовым вкусом, вплоть до недавнего времени культивировался только в Калифорнии, и до сих пор лучшие вина из этого сорта создаются только там, вина из… …   Англо-русский толковый словарь "Вино"

  • zinfandel — n. variety of grape; wine made from zinfandel grapes …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Zinfandel — noun small black grape grown chiefly in California; transplanted from Europe • Hypernyms: ↑vinifera, ↑vinifera grape, ↑common grape vine, ↑Vitis vinifera • Substance Meronyms: ↑zinfandel …   Useful english dictionary

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