Chardonnay is one of the most popular white grape pools. The assumption is that the name is associated with the Burgundy village of the same name in the Machon region. The word is derived from the phrase cardonnacum, which means “place of weeds.” The first mention of chardonnay dates from 1763 in the writings of Abbot Tainturier. He states that the chardenet is synonymous with pinot blanc. Thanks to its physiological characteristics, this grape variety is very successfully cultivated in almost all wine-growing regions of the world.
Origin: Burgundy in France
Other cultivated countries: In Europe, most winegrowing countries, followed by the United States, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa.
Features: Chardonnay variety, it is easily adapted in vineyards around the world. It is one of the most widely distributed varieties in the world. This is precisely what enables the production of a wide range of white wine types. From sparkling wines obtained by the traditional method of secondary fermentation in a bottle, through still wines with or without ripening in wooden vessels, to sweet (dessert) wines.
Color: Light yellow
Flavors: Fruity flavors like lemon, pickles, pears, peaches, lime, pineapple. Spices such as coconut and vanilla can be felt during aging and barricading.
Alcohol percentage: 13-14% vol
Serving: .10-12 ° C
Pairing with food: Depending on the styles, wine maturing Chardonnay goes with shells, crabs, shrimps, oysters, fish, chicken, pasta, and risotto with various vegetables, chicken, and fruit salads, camembert cheeses…
Aguara chocolate dedicated to Chardonnay wine
The ideal combination of Chardonnay is Aguara white chocolate, and you can find more about its aromatic complicated and recipe here.