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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Our wine guru selects the best bottle for you Phil Luckett Pinot Blanc Vom Loess - Pfalz, Germany A brilliant Pinot Blanc with a beautiful floral nose.
The Stopham Estate Pinot Blanc 2017 is really expressive-dry with a balance of acidity and minerality and notes of citrus, melon, apples and pears.
Between the mineral leanness of Alpine pinot grigio and lush California chardonnay is Pinot Blanc, a specialty of the Alsace region of northeast France.
These include a red from Ventoux (PS5.99), a blend of pinot blanc and gris (PS7.99) and soft gruner veltliner (PS7.49).
PS7 Taste the Difference Pinot Blanc 2017 Sainsbury's A classic pinot blanc that is crisp and fruity, with a taste of pear and a hint of toasted almonds.
4 CAVE DE TURCKHEIM PINOT BLANC RESERVE 2016 Alsace, France (PS9.99, Virgin Wines) The wines of Alsace can be a voyage of discovery, especially if you seek out delicious examples such as this plush pinot blanc, a white-fruited mutation of pinot noir.
We enjoyed it in the sunshine with a glinting glass of weissburgunder (pinot blanc); the flavours of the wine laden with notes of lemon and lime and flint.
* Foris 2016 Estate Grown Pinot Blanc (Rogue Valley, Oregon; $ 15).
From France, two to consider are Muscadet from the Loire Valley and Pinot Blanc from Alsace.
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.