the most famous grape-variety throughout the world.
For several centuries it has been the only grape used
for white Bourgogne. It
is also one of the main variety used in the elaboration
of Champagne. In The Champagne region, Chardonnay vinified
on its one is called "Blanc de Blanc".
The grains are shiny and golden. Chardonnay are among the best white wines,
thick and delicate, traditionally dry. Depending on there origin some of them
can be aged for several years.
Chardonnay grows in most wine producing countries. Its
name is borrowed from a village of the region of Macon (Burgundy)!
Aromas : apple, linden, almond
French wines : Chablis, Meursault, Montrachet, Pouilly-Fuissé, Anjou, Saumur,
grapes: Chenin Blanc - Clairette - Muscadelle - Pinot
Gris - Sauvignon - Semillon - Ugni
Blanc - Viognier - Red