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chenin blanc

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noun, often capitalized C&B che·nin blanc \ˈshe-nən-ˈbläŋk, shə-naⁿ-ˈbläⁿ\

Definition of chenin blanc

  1. :  any of various white wines ranging from dry to sweet made from a grape originally grown in the Loire valley



Origin of chenin blanc

French, literally, white Chenin (a grape variety)


First Known Use: 1913


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