Chardonnay Wine

The now ubiquitous Chardonnay takes its name from a French village to the south of Burgundy, where it is thought the grape was first cultivated. It is now grown throughout the world, and is a relatively easy variety to grow, which no doubt contributes to its widespread cultivation.

The most malleable of grapes, Chardonnay adapts remarkably well to different climates and winemaking styles, producing everything from bone dry Champagne to rich, juicy New World styles. Warm climate Chardonnays, such as those from California, Australia or South Africa, tend to have tropical fruit flavours – pineapple or mango say - but cool climate grapes from regions such as Burgundy or Champagne produce a much crisper taste: think green apple or citrus. Oak ageing lends creamy, buttery or vanilla notes – and it’s this chameleon-like character that makes Chardonnay the success it is today.

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  • Horizon de Bichot Chardonnay 2017, Vin de France

    Take a renowned producer of exquisite Burgundy wines, let them loose in new territories, and what do you get? The Horizon de Bichot wines. Very smart French Chardonnay and Pinot Noir (sticking to their strengths) from the south-west of France. Not Burgundy, but every bit as spellbinding. As is the remarkably reasonable price Read More.

    £14.99
  • Clos de Gat Chardonnay 2016, Judean Hills

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    Opulent toasty Chardonnay with a hint of sticky pastries. If you've got a Chardonnay bucket list, please stop here... Read More.

    £24.95

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  • Jordan Nine Yards Chardonnay 2015, Stellenbosch

    Jordan's wines are widely recognised to be among the best in South Africa. So, unsurprisingly, they've gone the whole nine yards with this Chardonnay wine too. Picking a single block of vines each year, it then gets the deluxe treatment in the winery Read More.

    Regular Price: £37.50

    Special Price £26.95

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