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Chenin Blanc

Chenin Blanc Wine Details
Price: $20.00 per bottle

Description: A nose reminiscent of nectarines and stone fruit with a hint of lime. Soft on the palate, while evoking the flavor of orange and peach with a subtle grassiness. Perfect pairing with spicy food, grilled fish or a light desert such as creme brulee.

Varietal Definition
Chenin Blanc:
Classic white varietal of France's Loire Valley and now grown throughout the world. Known for its rather unusual 'wet-wool', 'damp straw' aromas, it tends to be more floral than fruity when young and gives high acidity, growing well in marginal climates. It ages well and its susceptibility to 'botrytis'* produces some of the great sweet wines of the Loire, for example Quarts de Chaume and Vouvray. It is grown widely in South Africa where it is known as 'Steen'.


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