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

Strelitzia Ridge 2020  Chenin Blanc
88 points
Yellow straw color. Aromas of beeswax, ripe fig, and papaya with a supple, vibrant, dry-yet-fruity light body and a smooth, medium-long candied almond, meyer lemon, and poached pear finish. A supple and clean Chenin Blanc for effortless summer sipping.
LangeTwins Family Winery And Vineyards 2020 Prince Vineyard Chenin Blanc
87 points
$22
Golden straw color. Aromas and flavors of lemon, nectarine, honeycomb, and jack fruit with a supple, bright, fruity medium-to-full body and a sleek, medium-long finish evoking shades of green and yellow apples and pineapple slices with no oak flavor. A very juicy, appetizing chenin blanc that will be very versatile.
DH Lescombes 2018 631 Chenin Blanc
85 points
$15
Yellow straw color. Aromas and flavors of pineapple custard, underripe plum, orange coulis, and herbal tea with honey with a satiny, bright, dry-yet-fruity light body and a smooth, breezy finish with no oak flavor. A smooth-sipping Chenin Blanc with soft tropical style.
St. Clair Winery 2017 Special Reserve Chenin Blanc
84 points
$15
Yellow straw color. Aromas and flavors of lemon concentrate, lavender, fondant, and sugar cane with a supple, shy, dryish light body and a smooth, sparse finish with no oak flavor. A citrusy quaffer to serve ice cold.
Frisky Zebras NV Game Ranger Reserve Chenin Blanc
83 points
$29
Golden yellow color. Aromas and flavors of bartlett pear and honeydew with a silky, crisp, dry light-to-medium body and a polished, stimulating, medium-long finish with suggestions of baked peach, chalk, banana candies, and dried rosemary with fruit tannins and no oak flavor. A silky smooth foray with a lasting peachy finish and herbal nuance.