Chenin blanc

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Che·nin Blanc

 (shĕn′ĭn blängk′)
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)
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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Zalze Vineyard Reserve Bush Vine Chenin Blanc 2016 (PS8.
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A Chenin Blanc from the Loire begged attention as it nestled among the unloved bottles.
Region: Stellenbosch, South Africa Varietal: Chenin Blanc Price: $22 Aromas: Citric, lime peel, pear Flavors: Orange oil, tropical fruit, kiwi Impression: Fresh Structure: Good Balance Drink with: Raw Seafood, Shrimp Cocktail, Oyters, Grilled Vegetables Why I loved this wine?
Another grape that shows great versatility with white meats is chenin blanc and South Africa has certainly taken this variety to its heart.
CARRY ON GLAMPING BOUTINOT'S Chenin Blanc typically impresses with its crisp, fruity tones, but the real star of the show here is the novelty design that encases it: a limited-edition VW Camper van that goes by the name of Camper Vin.
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.
I'll pop over to South Africa with Bellingham 'The Bernard Series' Old Vine Chenin Blanc 2014 (from South Africa, PS12.
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.
White wines made from the chenin blanc grape held a similar place outside my heart for many years - not helped by the poor examples that shaped my early impressions.
Simple and sweet, made by the likes of the late Christian Brothers winery, Chenin Blanc was the perfect starter wine.