About Chenin Blanc White Wine

About Chenin Blanc White Wine
Chenin Blanc is a white wine made in numerous styles; the most famous examples are from France's Loire Valley, while there are also some notable versions from South Africa and California.

Top Picks for Chenin Blanc

Biltmore Estate 2018  Chenin Blanc
88 points
$13
Best Buy
Emerald straw color. Aromas and flavors of cucumber, squash blossoms, sweet pea flower, and beeswax with a satiny, crisp, fruity light-to-medium body and a smooth, delightful, medium-length finish that exhibits elements of white tea with lemon, apricot tart, honeycrisp apple, and lanolin. A friendly, fruit-forward Chenin with great table appeal.
88 points $13 Best Buy
Nine Fields 2018  Chenin Blanc
87 points
$9.99
Best Buy
Silvery emerald straw color. Aromas of wool, flamed lemon zest, and sesame with a bright, dry medium body and a relaxed lemon bar, yellow flowers, and sesame oil finish. A savory and distinct South African Chenin for spicing up a weekday dinner party.
87 points $9.99 Best Buy
Biltmore Estate 2017  Chenin Blanc
87 points
$13
Best Buy
Emerald straw color. Aromas and flavors of beeswax, melon rind, and apricot-mango yogurt with a satiny, crisp, off-dry light body and a smooth, medium-length finish revealing suggestions of sweet herbs with no oak flavor. A flirty Chenin Blanc that offers a true-to-varietal expression.
87 points $13 Best Buy
L’Ecole N° 41 2017 Old Vines Chenin Blanc
86 points
$15
Best Buy
Silvery straw color. Aromas of poached apple, honey-nut, and lemon peel with a satiny, crisp, dryish light-to-medium body and a tingling, breezy sweet lemon sorbet and milk and honey finish. A delicate Columbia Valley Chenin Blanc that will be a lovely shellfish companion.
86 points $15 Best Buy
Sutter Home NV Off-Dry Chenin Blanc
85 points
$7.99
Straw color. Aromas and flavors of nectarine, apple, and cashew brittle with a crisp, fruity light-to-medium body and a breezy finish evoking suggestions of honey and vanilla nuts with no oak flavor. A fruity, easy drinking quaffer that is sure to please.
85 points $7.99
Jean Montbray 2017  Vouvray
84 points
$25
Silvery emerald straw color. Aromas of dried peach, lavender, lemon verbena, beeswax, and steamed rice with a satiny, bright, off-dry light-to-medium body and a sleek, carefree melon, sweet pineapple, and saline finish with no oak flavor. An off-dry Vouvray full of citrus and soft fruits; and effortless quaffer.