Chardonnay - The Most Popular White Wine

A popular white wine, Chardonnay is also one of the most widely planted grape varietals in the world. It is also a wine with a wide range of flavors, aromas, and styles

"(Shar-do-nay) Chardonnay was the most popular white grape through the 1990's. It can be made sparkling or still.
Food pairings: a good choice for fish (even salmon) and chicken dishes.
Districts: chardonnay makes the principle white wine of Burgundy (Bourgogne, France), where it originated. Chardonnay is versatile and is grown with success in most viticultural areas under a variety of climatic conditions. Yet it only amounts to 2 percent of the world vine areas. Total chardonnay vines cover more than 160,000 hectares (400,000 acres)." Via:

White Burgundy wine made from Chardonnay in th...
White Burgundy wine made from Chardonnay in the Meursault region of France (Photo credit: Wikipedia)