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blanc de blancs

or blanc de blanc

[ blahngk duh blahngk; French blahn duh blahn ]

noun

  1. a type of champagne made entirely from the white grape Pinot Blanc.
  2. a white table wine, sometimes sparkling, made entirely from white grapes.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of blanc de blancs1

< French: literally, white from whites

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Example Sentences

He requests a bottle of blanc de blancs champagne, but the villain, Nash, played by Robert Shaw, asks for chianti with the same dish.

Ayala also makes a rosé and an all-chardonnay blanc de blancs.

The result is rounder and more powerful than a classic blanc de blancs.

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