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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