chenin blanc

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

Definition of chenin blanc

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

Origin and Etymology of chenin blanc

French, literally, white Chenin (a grape variety)


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