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

St. Clair Winery 2017 Special Reserve Chenin Blanc
91 points
$12
Best Buy
Yellow straw color. Aromas and flavors of beeswax, pineapple, dried mango, lemon custard, and sweet pea blossom with a velvety, vibrant, fruity medium body and a smooth, complex, medium-long finish manifesting suggestions of orange marmalade and ginger. A lovely Chenin Blanc with heaps of varietal character; plump, bright and generous.
91 points $12 Best Buy
Ashton 2019  Chenin Blanc
90 points
$9.99
Best Buy
Straw color. Aromas and flavors of flint, ripe pineapple, banana creme, coriander, honeycomb, and parker dinner rolls with a satiny, vibrant, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and an even, intricate, medium-long finish with notes of lemon zest with no oak flavor. A leesy and captivating Chenin Blanc with a hint of smoky flint.
90 points $9.99 Best Buy
Secret Vines 2017 Maritime Loire Chenin Blanc
89 points
$17.94
Yellow straw color. Aromas and flavors of ripe fig and melon, honey comb, lanolin, and ghee with a satiny, lively, fruity light-to-medium body and a graceful, medium-length finish revealing notes of lemon cordial and pressed flowers with no oak flavor. A solid Chenin Blanc with great acidity and varietal character.
89 points $17.94
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.
Rémy Pannier 2018 Vouvray Chenin Blanc
88 points
$18.99
Light gold color. Aromas and flavors of lanolin, pressed flowers, peach tart, and lemon chiffon cake with a satiny, bright, off-dry light-to-medium body and an even, medium-length finish with suggestions of minerals and pineapple confection. A pillowy, understated Vouvray.
88 points $18.99
LangeTwins Family Winery and Vineyards 2018 Prince Vineyard Chenin Blanc
87 points
$22
Straw color. Aromas of poached apple, milk and honey, pressed flowers, and tangerine with a supple, bright, light-to-medium body and a medium-length lanolin finish with no oak flavor. A juicy, uncomplicated Chenin Blanc that drinks effortlessly.
Biltmore Estate 2018 Limited Release Chenin Blanc
86 points
$17
Pale straw color. Aromas and flavors of meyer lemon, ripe peach, and banana with a satiny, bright, dry-yet-fruity light body and an effortless, captivating, medium-length finish conveying accents of orange blossom and whipped cream with no oak flavor. A fruity, pillowy white with wide appeal.
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.