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Or a New World exotic like that South African clairette blanche from Craven, or the tropical tones of a Mendocino chenin blanc from Pax?).
The wine list offers a nice collection of wines produced in Israel, including syrah, cabernet sauvignon, merlot, pinot noir and even sauvignon blanc, chardonnay and chenin blanc.
Unlike Vouvray to the east, where chenin blanc is grown predominantly on clay and limestone soils, the grapes of Savennières are grown on schist.
But no white grape’s wines taste quite as appley as chenin blanc, a grape native to the Touraine district of France’s Loire Valley, where the town of Vouvray makes the finest wines.
Buy Photo Savor a good Montepulciano d’Abruzzo or chenin blanc?
In 2016, godello reminded me more of chenin blanc for its richness and floral qualities.
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Origin and Etymology of chenin blanc
First Known Use: 1913See Words from the same year
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