Pronunciation: (vu-rī'i-tl), [key]
1. of, pertaining to, designating, or characteristic of a variety.
2. constituting a variety.
3. (in U.S. winemaking) designating a wine made entirely or chiefly from one variety of grape.
a varietal wine named for such a grape (distinguished from generic).
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