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Chenin Blanc

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It’s hard not to love Chenin Blanc; given its diversity of styles from lean, dry whites and aromatic sparklers, to sweet golden nectars as well as rich brandies.

Primary Flavors

  • Quince
  • Yellow Apple
  • Pear
  • Chamomile
  • Honey

Taste Profile

Dry

Medium-light Body

None Tannins

High Acidity

11.5–13.5% ABV

Handling


  • SERVE
    45–55°F / 7-12°C

  • GLASS TYPE
    White

  • DECANT
    No

  • CELLAR
    5–10 Years

Food Pairing

Given the wide range of styles it’s hard to pin down a perfect pairing. That said, you just must try Chenin with Asian cuisine… delightful!

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AboutMadeline Puckette

James Beard Award-winning author and Wine Communicator of the Year. I co-founded Wine Folly to help people learn about wine. @WineFolly

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