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 (shă-blē′, shä-, shăb′lē)
1. A very dry white Burgundy wine originally from east-central France.
2. A blended white table wine of California.

[After Chablis, a village of north-central France.]


(ˈʃæblɪ; French ʃabli)
(Brewing) (sometimes not capitals) a dry white burgundy wine made around Chablis, in central France


(ʃæˈbli, ʃə-, ʃɑ-, ˈʃæb li)

1. a dry white wine from the Burgundy region of France.
2. a similar wine produced elsewhere.
[1660–70; after Chablis, a town in the region]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Chablis - a town in north central France noted for white Burgundy wines
France, French Republic - a republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe
2.Chablis - dry white table wine of Chablis, France or a wine resembling itChablis - dry white table wine of Chablis, France or a wine resembling it
white wine - pale yellowish wine made from white grapes or red grapes with skins removed before fermentation
Burgundy wine, Burgundy - red table wine from the Burgundy region of France (or any similar wine made elsewhere)
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I recalled that the steward, in serving us, had recommended an excellent Chablis which, no doubt, had come from the professor's table.
Stepan Arkadyevitch slowly emptied his glass of Chablis, never taking his eyes off Levin.
A roasted mallard duck, thought Soapy, would be about the thing--with a bottle of Chablis, and then Camembert, a demi-tasse and a cigar.
Nevertheless, just in front of the extreme end of the iron seat stood a small round restaurant table, and on this stood a small bottle of Chablis and a plate of almonds and raisins.
99, Waitrose Cellar) CHARDONNAY lovers fond of a sleek Chablis - with delicate aromas of white flowers and the purity of fruit you find in a premier cru that's laced with minerally characteristics, ripeness and freshness - will adore this beautifully balanced, un-oaked style.
Collection of non-glass mrm and jrm by voluntary contribution and transport to the processing / transit center in the territory of the former community of communes of chablis.
Many, many moons ago, when my wine life was but a dream, I visited Chablis and it was that trip which started me on this wine adventure.
2013 Chablis Premier Cru Boucheroy Josselin (PS14 in Asda) Chablis is pretty special - and perfect for any fish-based food.
CHABLIS is one of the the most famous names in the world of wine.
With a population of 2,500, Chablis is French charm exemplified, an oasis of calm where time hasn't just stood still, it feels like it's gone backwards.
The ambition of wine producers world wide was to emulate the styles of the great white wines of Chablis and Burgundy, Macon and Champagne.
If you're a fan of French dry white Chablis - great with summer salads and grilled chicken - but think it's a bit out of your price league, check out Chablis Desvignes 2009, Aine and Fils (Asda, pounds 5.