A minor white-wine grape widely grown in Switzerland, the Loire and Savoy regions of France, and New Zealand. Also known as Perlan in the Mandement canton of Switzerland. Most often used to make a full, dry and fruity white, although in New Sealand it is used for making a sweet white. In the Loire it is blended with Sauvignon Blanc to make Pouilly-
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[ French, from the village of Chasselas
.] A white grape, esteemed for the table.
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• (n.) A white grape, esteemed for the table.
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Chasselas or Chasselas Blanc is a wine grape variety grown in Switzerland, France, Germany, Portugal, Baja Norte, Mexico, Hungary and New Zealand. Theories of its origin vary. Pierre Galet believes it is a native Swiss variety. Widely grown in the cantons of Switzerland where it has several regional synonym names, the main one being Fendant in the
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The white variety (Chasselas also Blanc) is one of the oldest in the world. Supposedly it was already 6000 BC in the Jordan Valley in what is now Israel and Jordan and was cultivated 5,000 years ago in Egypt an Egyptian suspected origin. An old &...
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