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Species: Vitis Vinifera
Parentage: Cross between Pinot & Gouais Blanc
Aliases: Aubaine, Beaunois, Gamay Blanc, Melon Blanc...
Grape Color: White
Regions: Though the origins of Chardonnay lie in France’s Burgundy region, the grape is grown worldwide.
Type(s) of the Wine the Grape Produces: Chablis, White Burgundy, Champagne
British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, Chardonnay took its varietal qualities to the next level and ‘virtually became a brand.’
Delicate. Malleable. Neutral. Reflecting on its terroir and its winemakers’ preferences, Chardonnay gained fame from its widespread success in the Burgundy and Champagne regions of France. If a painter stares at his blank white canvas with a thousand possibilities of expressing himself to society, winemakers do no differently with Chardonnay. This varietal holds the rare quality of having its flavors mold to the many differences in Read more »
Waterbrook Chardonnay Columbia Valley
|Region:||USA » Washington » Columbia Valley|
Ca' del Baio Langhe Chardonnay Sermine
|Winery:||Ca' del Baio|
|Region:||Italy » Piemonte » Langhe|
Miolo Cuvée Giuseppe Chardonnay
|Region:||Brazil » Rio Grande Do Sul » Bento Gonçalves » Vale Dos Vinhedos|
Rustenberg Chardonnay Stellenbosch
|Region:||South Africa » Stellenbosch|
Chateau Ste. Michelle Chardonnay Horse Heaven Hills Canoe Ridge Estate Vineyard
|Winery:||Chateau Ste. Michelle|
|Region:||USA » Washington » Columbia Valley|
Hamilton Russell Chardonnay Walker Bay
|Winery:||Hamilton Russell Vineyards|
|Region:||South Africa » Bot River » Walker Bay|
Pegasus Bay Chardonnay Waipara
|Region:||Canterbury » Waipara|
Italy is well known for many things and one of them is an inordinate number of different wine grapes. The variety (400-500) is practically dizzying. That sort of diversity is also present in Italian sparkling wine where a number of traditions persist. ...Read more »
With the New Year just around the corner, pop the cork on a sparkling wine and it’s jingle bells all the way. The days when Champagne had it all its own way are long gone for our wine shelves are now groaning with bubbles from all over the world. And t...Read more »
Whenever I get together with friends and cook my wife and I always love to start with a sparkling wine. Even the act of pulling off the cork signifies that it’s time to celebrate. Years of history has put that front and center. However when you are hos...Read more »
Love 'em or hate 'em, Millennials are the next generation of wine drinkers and wine makers. In a tongue-and-cheek effort to help Millennials decide what to drink – Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Pinot Grigio were on the list – Huffington P...Read more »
New numbers released by The U.S. Wine Market: Impact Databank Review and Forecast reveal that the United States wine market grew a modest 0.3 percent in 2014, but that a rise in the popularity of sparkling wine helped steady an otherwise lukewarm year.Read more »
The Groot Constantia wine estate is a long way from France. That didn’t stop the winery from sending shock waves from Europe to Africa when it was announced the estate’s 2013 Chardonnay won the title of world’s best Chardonnay at the 22nd annual Chard...Read more »
Champagne and chardonnay are wooing the palates of the United Kingdom. According to a recent story by U.K.-based The Telegraph, though consumers are easing up on the poundage they plunk down on wine at restaurants and bars, they're putting their paper...Read more »
|Winery:||Jean Pierre et Alexandre Ellevin|
|Region:||France » Burgundy » Chablis » Chablis 1er Cru|
refreshing, with minerals and slightly savoury
|Winery:||Moët & Chandon|
|Region:||France » Champagne|
|Varietal:||Pinot Noir , Chardonnay|
toasted sweetbread, yet with some layers, and nice floral nose
|Winery:||Tempus Two Wines|
|Region:||Australia » South Australia » Limestone Coast|
light, sight sweet. fine beads
|Winery:||Gallo Family Vineyards (Healdsburg, CA)|
|Region:||USA » California|
filled with sweet vanilla oak flavours
|Winery:||Jamieson Ranch Vineyards|
|Region:||USA » California|
light and with sweet vanilla oaky hints
|Region:||France » Languedoc-roussillon|
|Varietal:||Chardonnay , Grenache Blanc , Marsanne|
This wine - apparently produced by a favourite Roussillon house of Parker - does make for a wonderful, affordable wine. It has a nose of those over-perfumed kind of flowers like Wisteria or Clematis - perhaps Honeysuckle - but this is inviting (even p...
|Winery:||Terlato Family Vineyards|
|Region:||USA » California » Sonoma County » Russian River Valley|
oaky sweetness mixed with lemon and minerals. great wine!
|Region:||USA » California » Napa|
Enjoyable with tart berry notes
|Region:||USA » California » Mendocino County » Anderson Valley|
|Varietal:||Chardonnay , Pinot Noir|
Wonderful as usual. Apples, nuttiness, a slight touch of cherry with a cripness and acidity that give this an excellent finish. 91 points - drink now - Paul.
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English Sparkling Wine from Gusbourne Estate, Kent, England. Available ... ... 12% alcohol.....pure Chardonnay. Frenchies......sorry...competition galore from the U.K!! Read More
A recent Tasting Room selection. Their tasting notes seem pretty accurate to ... certainly a good break from Chardonnay or Sauvignon Blan Read More
I will see if I can find out more - probably from Accolade or Australian Vintage Read More
Ok....it was bought at Tesco, London. It must be specially prepared for TESCO, England! Read More
AmourThey support the local Adelaide Hills CHeese makersYou have now tasked me ... ... of the Limestone Coast CHardonnay - I think it maybe an export only label but it maybe one I have miss Read More
Exceptional wine craftsmanship is in evidence here......Limari Valley, Chile produces great white wine.I love the balanced use of oak.......elegance indeed......This is a well-rounded wine!Nose: complex.....lemon peel, apricots galorePalate: spiceFinish: long and substantial mineral element.CHEERS! Read More
Aussie chardonnay winemakers are also not using as much new oak as previously.One gets good, cheap Aussie chardonnay in London!The 2015 FINEST LIMESTONE COAST is going at 6 pounds! Read More
YOU HAVE IT, dear STEPHEN HARVEY!Let us know about those cheeses and the matching wines! Read More
The 2002 Piper Heidsieck Rare was recently announced as the Champagne of the decade for all Champagnes made between 2000 and 2009 by Fine Champagne magazine. Over 1000 Champagnes were tasted throughout 2015 and 2016. The top 100 made it into the final which was held in Reims. The Top 5 was as follows.1) 2002 Piper Heidsieck Rare2) 2000 Krug Clos... Read More
AmourAdelaide Hills has made significant advances in the quality of all its wine over the last 5-10 years. Much has got to do with maturing site and clone selection.The weather gods also play a greater than normal part as the hills do have quite volatile weather and it can rain in the hills but be dry and warm on the plainsThe great part is for... Read More
Mar 24, 2014
I've had two bottles explode (glass tops) when opening with a proper corkscrew. Glass everywhere and cuts. What's the story here?
Jun 10, 2013
What accompaniments do you have with it?
Sep 23, 2012
Hi, We recently tried your idol Chardonnay whilst holidaying in Lara Beach and we fell in love with this tasty yet delicate wine.. could you please tell me if this is sold in the UK? Kind Regards Ony
Feb 3, 2012
Talbott. The Kali Hart is the best value for the dollar today and light in oak. The Sleepy Hollow vineyard is burgundian to me... also a great value
Jun 14, 2011
what is the calorie content of 8 oz. of the chard. boxed ?
Apr 9, 2011
I'm visiting the Carneros region. Would appreciate any suggestions for wineries with nice oak chards. Thanks.
Mar 3, 2011
Hello All!!! its Beamer! I have just tried a new vintage called Fog Head. from California, Very very tasty!!!! wicked fruit blend, that goes great with chicken! (what i just ate for din din) latley trying new chardonnay's have been pissing me off, in the sense that jackson triggs, gave me an allergic reaction to my eyes!!!!! but this one i...
Feb 27, 2011
What does VC mean as the tag for Sterling Chardonnay?
Jan 26, 2011
I love Chard with oak and even heavy oak. Any suggestions?
Jan 26, 2011
I was told by the salesperson that the Dona Sole Chardonnay has oak. There is no indication on the bottle stating the contents.