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Chenin Blanc

The white grape variety comes from France. There are more than 80 synonyms that testify to its great age and widespread use. The most important ones are Anjou, Blanc d'Aunis, Blanc Emery, Bon Blanc, Capbreton Blanc, Chenin Bijeli, Cugnette, Cruchinet, Franc Blanc, Gamay Blanc, Gros Chenin, Gros Pineau, Pineau Blanc, Pineau d'Anjou, Pineau de Briollay, Pineu de la Loire, Pineau de Savennières, Pineau de Vouvray, Pinot de la Loire, Pinot Gros de Vouvray, Plant d'Anjou, Plant de Breze, Que Fort, Ronchalin, Rouchalin, Rouchelin, Rouchelein, Rougelin(France); Chenin Bijeli(Croatia); Chenin Beli(Slovenia); Agudelo, Agudillo, Blanco Legítimo(Spain); Steen, Vaalblaar Stein(South Africa); Fehér Chenin(Hungary); White Pinot(USA). It must not be confused with Albillo Real or Verdelho, despite the fact that synonyms or morphological similarities may appear to indicate this.

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