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a village and winegrowing district in Gironde, in SW France.
a sweet, white Sauterne from here.
Historical Examples

I was smoking restlessly in the conservatory of the hotel when a bellboy brought me the card of Captain le Vicmte de Barsac.
The Adventures of a Modest Man Robert W. Chambers

It was astonishing to see how tirelessly De Barsac held those opera-glasses, which must have weighed at least an ounce.
The Adventures of a Modest Man Robert W. Chambers

So I bought a cooked chicken and a bottle of Barsac, and mounting to the apartment of the invalid, I made him eat and drink.
Ballads of a Bohemian Robert W. Service

Per favour of the Barsac, however, Florence ventured to try what a little raillery might do.
Tales And Novels, Volume 9 (of 10) Maria Edgeworth

So, with my daughters in the centre, and Captain de Barsac and myself thrown out in strong flanking parties, we began our march.
The Adventures of a Modest Man Robert W. Chambers

There are other good crops made in the same parishes of Sauterne, Prignac, and Barsac; but none as good as these.
Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson Thomas Jefferson

a sweet French white wine produced around the town of Barsac in the Gironde


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