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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uk) | Not as well-known as Riesling and Gewurztraminer, pinot blanc is faintly floral and creamy with subtle spice and just enough lively acidity - check out Josmeyer Pinot Blanc Mise Du Printemps 2014, Alsace, France (PS11.
The bare statistics suggest that Pinot Blanc is widely planted, occupying over 20% of the vineyard, but much of what is labelled Pinot Blanc is actually Auxerrois, a quite different variety that makes softer, broader wines.
The best known spot for gewurztraminer is Alsace where you'll find interesting grapes aplenty - think sylvaner, muscat, pinot gris and pinot blanc and of course riesling.
St Hubertus Estate Winery - 2013 Pinot Blanc This terrific Pinot Blanc has notes of honeyed citrus and is clean and focused.
50) is "kind of" a riesling because it is a blend including sylvaner, pinot blanc, riesling, pinot gris with gewurztraminer and muscat.
Popular varietals: Pinot noir is the state's best-known classic, cool-climate red; whites such as chardonnay, pinot gris and pinot blanc are also widely grown in Oregon.
49) is from the Pfalz and blends pinot gris with 15% pinot blanc.
A blend of 75% Chardonnay and 25% Pinot Blanc, the Chardonnay displays excellent balance, a supple texture and bright flavors of crisp green apple, white peaches, juicy pears, spices and a hint of citrus, the company says.
A fresh Riesling, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris, Sylvaner or Gewurztraminer all court seafood dishes admirably.
Another fine offering from the Paul Mas portfolio of wineries in the sunny South of France, Mas de Mas Pinot Blanc 2010, France (pounds 9.
Pinot Blanc is the staple of Alsace, where it makes a fresh, sprightly wine of considerable merit.