Chardonnay: a versatile, loved and loathed grape | grape variety profile | Britt on Forbes

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In our series on grape varieties:

Chardonnay has survived trends and fashion. Maybe you remember the ABC movement, Anything But Chardonnay? I am sure there are wine drinkers who still live by that philosophy. But sadly for them, they miss out on some outstanding wines. Chardonnay is one of the world’s premier grape varieties. What can you say about chardonnay that has not already been said?

Chardonnay is grown all over the world and is the most written-about of all grapes. It is planted in more than 40 countries. Only airen has more acreage (for white grapes), a grape that is as unknown as chardonnay is well-known.

Read more in Britt’s article on BKWine Magazine, originally published on Forbes: Chardonnay: a versatile, loved and loathed grape | grape variety profile | Britt on Forbes.

Chardonnay in a traditional press in Champagne
Chardonnay in a traditional press in Champagne, copyright BKWine Photography

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