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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In South Africa it's known as Steen, and the locals call it Pineau de la Loire.