Pinot blanc

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Pinot Blanc

also pinot blanc  (blängk, bläN)
n.
1. A variety of grape originally grown in the Burgundy region of France that resembles Chardonnay and is used to make white wine.
2. A dry white wine made from this grape.

[French : pinot, Pinot; see Pinot + blanc, white (of Germanic origin; see bhel- in Indo-European roots).]
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Noun1.Pinot blanc - white wine grape; grown especially in California for making wines resembling those from Chablis, France
Pinot blanc - dry white California table wine made from white Pinot grapes
Pinot, Pinot grape - any of several purple or white wine grapes used especially for Burgundies and champagnes
2.Pinot blanc - dry white California table wine made from white Pinot grapes
white wine - pale yellowish wine made from white grapes or red grapes with skins removed before fermentation
Pinot blanc - white wine grape; grown especially in California for making wines resembling those from Chablis, France
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The grapes are grown on glacial deposits to the south of Lake d''Iseo in the heart of Lombardy and can be a mix of chardonnay, pinot noir and pinot bianco although chardonnay dominates.
Carroll points to small producers of high-quality wines including Muri-Gries and Abbazia di Novacella, which are revitalizing interest in grapes such as sylvaner, miiller-thurgau, pinot bianco and kerner.
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Among those white wines are the aforementioned Pinot Grigio and Gewurztraminer as well as aromatic wines made from Pinot Bianco, Kerner, Muller Thurgau, Sylaner and Sauvignon Blanc.
Lombardy is home to many DOCs, and is particularly well known for the quality of its sparkling wine, Franciacorta Spumante, which is made in the same method as Champagne (here called la metodo tradizionale) and from the same grapes, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir (although here Pinot Gris and Pinot Bianco are also allowed to be blended in).
Key white varieties include Pinot Bianco, Gewurztraminer, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Grigio, Silvaner, Muller Thurgau and Chardonnay.
Pinot Nero, Riesling Italico, Tocai, Merlot, Malvasia, Pinot Bianco, Pinot Grigio), Colli Orientali del Friuli (Tocai Friulano, Verduzzo Friulano, Ribolla, Pinot Bianco, Friuli- Pinot Grigio, Sauvignon, Riesling Renano, Venezia Giulia Picolit, Merlot, Cabernet fr.
Franciacorta is made from Chardonnay, Pinot Bianco and Pinot Nero (very similar to the Champagne blend).