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n.1.A white grape, esteemed for the table.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Other grapes include Riesling, Gutedal (the Chasselas of Switzerland), Pinot Meunier, Chardonnay and Silvaner.
In a field trial with seven scions (Gamay, Chasselas, Ehrenfelser, Reichensteiner, Egiodola, Perdea and Rousanne) grown on their own roots and on five different rootstocks (S04, Schwarzmann, 1103 Paulsen, Ramsey and Dogridge), a wide range in vine vigor was observed that was conferred primarily through the rootstock.
Moreover, the varieties grown here are mainly wine grapes (Aligote, Feteasca Regala, Saint Emilion, Rkatiteli, Rosioara, Babeasca Neagra and Sangiovese) and to a lesser extent table grapes (Perla de Csaba, Cardinal, Chasselas dore, Muscat de Adda, Coarn?
Here I learned that nearly 97 per cent of the wines made in the region are white - with grape varieties including Chasselas, Kerner and Kraljevina.
It was about men drinking Chateau de Chasselas wine and reminiscing about their childhood - drinking cold tea, without milk, sugar.
The white grape chasselas is grown across Europe and particularly Switzerland where it's considered the perfect match for cheesy fondue.
Son micro-climat avait favorise une production agricole dense, particulierement les primeurs (chasselas) que l'on exportait vers le continent europeen a travers un reseau de magasins d'expedition.
It is a real shame as some of the rarer grape varieties, including gamaret and chasselas, make the most exquisite wines with real depth of flavour.
At La Florentin in Moissac''s cobbled square, in the shadow of the floodlit abbey we enjoyed foie gras salad dressed with local chasselas grapes, and tender tuna loin.