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 (shă-blē′, shä-, shăb′lē)
1. A very dry white Burgundy wine originally from east-central France.
2. A blended white table wine of California.

[After Chablis, a village of north-central France.]
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(ˈʃæblɪ; French ʃabli)
(Brewing) (sometimes not capitals) a dry white burgundy wine made around Chablis, in central France
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(ʃæˈbli, ʃə-, ʃɑ-, ˈʃæb li)

1. a dry white wine from the Burgundy region of France.
2. a similar wine produced elsewhere.
[1660–70; after Chablis, a town in the region]
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Noun1.Chablis - a town in north central France noted for white Burgundy wines
France, French Republic - a republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe
2.Chablis - dry white table wine of Chablis, France or a wine resembling itChablis - dry white table wine of Chablis, France or a wine resembling it
white wine - pale yellowish wine made from white grapes or red grapes with skins removed before fermentation
Burgundy wine, Burgundy - red table wine from the Burgundy region of France (or any similar wine made elsewhere)
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References in classic literature ?
I recalled that the steward, in serving us, had recommended an excellent Chablis which, no doubt, had come from the professor's table.
Stepan Arkadyevitch slowly emptied his glass of Chablis, never taking his eyes off Levin.
A roasted mallard duck, thought Soapy, would be about the thing--with a bottle of Chablis, and then Camembert, a demi-tasse and a cigar.
Meantime the retainer goes round, like a gloomy Analytical Chemist: always seeming to say, after 'Chablis, sir?'--'You wouldn't if you knew what it's made of.'
Nevertheless, just in front of the extreme end of the iron seat stood a small round restaurant table, and on this stood a small bottle of Chablis and a plate of almonds and raisins.
CHABLIS PS28.99, WAITROSE Heading to the south-west of Chablis, the only drawback to a good Burgundy blonde from the Vaillons vineyards is the price - it can bring a tear to the eye.
PS12 Asda Chablis Asda A classic French chardonnay - this wine is crisp, citrusy and also has lots of mineral flavours.
Chablis off the mark As the old saying goes, an ounce of breeding beats a ton of feeding, and a couple of regally bred Ballydoyle two-year-olds dominated the early part of the day.
THIS week top top-notch wines from Chablis show why it's a perennial favourite for summer drinking in the UK and a superb Father's Day gift idea.
| Simmonet-Febvre 2015 Chablis, Premier Cru Vaillons, France (PS28.99, Waitrose Cellar) CHARDONNAY lovers fond of a sleek Chablis - with delicate aromas of white flowers and the purity of fruit you find in a premier cru that's laced with minerally characteristics, ripeness and freshness - will adore this beautifully balanced, un-oaked style.