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06 Chenin Blanc , Monterey CA

06 Chenin Blanc Reserve, Monterey (CA) Wine Details
Price: $22.95 per bottle

Description: Refreshing light body white varietal. Lemon and pineapple aromas. Well suited for a full range of food from spicy latin and Asian fare to the traditional American. Serve chilled.

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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