Pinot Blanc produces an excellent white wine very similar in characteristics to chardonnay, but perhaps not as complex. Once it was thought that Pinot Blanc was related to Chardonnay. The Alsace area of France is perhaps Pinot Blanc’s most noted growing region, while northern California and Canada’s Okanagan area also produce some fine Pinot Blancs. Pinot Blanc wines are noted for their Fresh, appley aroma, sometimes with hints of spice. Pinot Blanc is best consumed young. This wine is paired best with light fish and chicken dishes. This month we have the Vintners Reserve Pinot Blanc on sale, so here is an excellent opportunity to give it a try.