Chenin Blanc

Rendez-vous Chenin Blanc, Clarksburg, California.

Grapes 100% Chenin Blanc   Facts Chenin Blanc! Not exactly the first grape that springs to mind when you think of California! Some people may even say that, as a winemaker, you would have to be CRAZY to bother with a grape which has a relatively low level of consumer recognition. This, when you could much more easily make/market Cab or Chard etc. This leads nicely to my next point… The founder of the Rendez-vous…

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Lemongrass-Grilled Chicken with Field Recordings Unfiltered Chenin Blanc

I first tasted the Field Recordings Chenin Blanc back toward the earlier part of the year. It’s imported into Florida by a good friend of mine that decided to start a wine distributor business: Vingevity. The Field Recordings is a single-vineyard, unfiltered, unfined, 285 case production, “old vine” Chenin Blanc from Santa Ynez, and sells for around $18 retail. If you’re a true wine geek, by this point you should be____________. I’ll let you fill…

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