Chenin blanc

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Che·nin Blanc

 (shĕn′ĭn blängk′)
n.
1. A variety of grape originating in the Loire River valley that is used to make white wine.
2. A dry to sweet white wine made from this grape.

Chenin Blanc

(ʃəˈnɛ̃ blɒŋk)
n
1. (Plants) a white grape grown in the Loire region of France and in South Africa, California, New Zealand, and elsewhere, used for making wine
2. (Brewing) any of various light dry white wines made from this grape
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Noun1.Chenin blanc - white grape grown especially in California and the lower Loire valley of France
Chenin blanc - made in California and the Loire valley in France
common grape vine, vinifera, vinifera grape, Vitis vinifera - common European grape cultivated in many varieties; chief source of Old World wine and table grapes
2.Chenin blanc - made in California and the Loire valley in France
white wine - pale yellowish wine made from white grapes or red grapes with skins removed before fermentation
Chenin blanc - white grape grown especially in California and the lower Loire valley of France
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IF MUM LIKES A WHITE WINE: Zalze Vineyard Reserve Bush Vine Chenin Blanc (RRP PS8.
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A Chenin Blanc from the Loire begged attention as it nestled among the unloved bottles.
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Along with its International Wine Challenge regional trophy for best Stellenbosch Chardonnay, DeMorgenzons achievement was rounded out by two further regional trophies as the DeMorgenzon Reserve Chenin Blanc 2015 won the Stellenbosch Chenin Blanc Trophy and the DeMorgenzon Maestro Red 2014 the Stellenbosch Red Blend Trophy.
Split between the two travel classes, the Economy drinks choices will include Sauvignon Blanc and Merlot while our Business Class passengers will have a selection of Sauvignon Blanc, Chenin Blanc, Pinotage, Cabernet Franc Merlot and the sparkling Method Cap Classique Chenin.
This was so of riesling before the world cottoned to it, and it is so now of chenin blanc, the great white grape of the Loire Valley.
THE MILLENNIALS HAVE their Mostato; my generation had our Chenin Blanc--gallons of it.
The pre-mbced Mimosa is a combination of orange juice and sparkling brut (made from chenin blanc) that provides the freshness of a Mimosa.
For the oysters, or any seafood starter, muscadet is always reliable, a white Bordeaux sauvignon in the modern crisp style, or even a chalky chenin blanc.
It is a fun introduction to chenin blanc, with its crisp citrus flavors.
African Spear is produced from Chenin Blanc and Colombard grapes.