Chardonnay

Chardonnay is a green-skinned grape variety used to make white wine. It originated in the Burgundy wine region of eastern France but is now grown wherever wine is produced, from England to New Zealand. For new and developing wine regions, growing Chardonnay is seen as a "rite of passage" and an easy entry into the international wine market.

The Chardonnay grape itself is very neutral, with many of the flavors commonly associated with the grape being derived from such influences as terroir and oak. It is vinified in many different styles, from the lean, crisply mineral wines of Chablis, France to New World wines with tropical fruit flavors and lots of oak.

Chardonnay is an important component of many sparkling wines around the world, including Champagne. A peak in popularity in the late 1980s gave way to a backlash among those wine drinkers who saw the grape as a leading negative component of the globalization of wine. Nonetheless, it remains one of the most widely-planted grape varieties, with over 160,000 hectares (400,000 acres) worldwide, second only to Airén among white wine grapes and planted in more wine regions than any other grape – including Cabernet Sauvignon.

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  1. DiLoreto Cellars Chardonnay Per Sempre TD Napa Valley 1999
  2. Domaine Billaud-Simon Chablis Mont de Milieu 2010

    Domaine Billaud-Simon Chablis Mont de Milieu 2010

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    Actual bottle from our inventory is pictured. These bottles are in excellent condition, from their original case and all fills are into the neck. All bottles are as good or better than the bottle pictured. To see other wines currently available from this producer, please click the link with the name of this producer underlined above, just to the... more
    750ml
    $39.00

  3. Domaine Christian Moreau Père et Fils Chablis Vaillon 2009

    Domaine Christian Moreau Père et Fils Chablis Vaillon 2009

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    Actual bottle from our inventory is pictured. These bottles are in excellent condition, from their original case and all fills are into the neck. All bottles are as good or better than the bottle pictured. To see other wines currently available from this producer, please click the link with the name of this producer underlined above, just to the... more
    750ml
    $45.00

  4. Domaine Francois Carillon Saint-Aubin Les Murgers des Dents de Chien 2014

    Domaine Francois Carillon Saint-Aubin Les Murgers des Dents de Chien 2014

    Actual bottle from our inventory is pictured. These bottles are in excellent condition, from their original case and all fills are into the neck. All bottles are as good or better than the bottle pictured. To see other wines currently available from this producer, please click the link with the name of this producer underlined above, just to the... more
    750ml
    $49.00

  5. Domaine Jean-Noël Gagnard Chassagne-Montrachet Caillerets 2011

    Domaine Jean-Noël Gagnard Chassagne-Montrachet Caillerets 2011

    Actual bottle from our inventory is pictured. These bottles are in excellent condition, from their original case and all fills are into the neck. All bottles are as good or better than the bottle pictured. To see other wines currently available from this producer, please click the link with the name of this producer underlined above, just to the... more
    375ml
    $39.00

  6. Domaine William Fevre Chablis Fourchaume 2010

    Domaine William Fevre Chablis Fourchaume 2010

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    Actual bottle from our inventory is pictured. These bottles are in excellent condition, from their original case and all fills are into the neck. All bottles are as good or better than the bottle pictured. To see other wines currently available from this producer, please click the link with the name of this producer underlined above, just to the... more
    750ml
    $49.00

  7. Domaine William Fevre Chablis Fourchaume 2010 HALF BOTTLE

    Domaine William Fevre Chablis Fourchaume 2010 HALF BOTTLE

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    Actual HALF BOTTLE from our inventory is pictured. These bottles are in excellent condition, from their original case and all fills are into the neck. All bottles are as good or better than the bottle pictured. To see other wines currently available from this producer, please click the link with the name of this producer underlined above, just t... more
    375ml
    $33.00

  8. Gemstone Vineyards Chardonnay Facets Estate Yountville 2002
  9. Hamacher Chardonnay Oregon 1999

    Hamacher Chardonnay Oregon 1999

    After earning a degree in viticulture and enology at UC Davis, Eric Hamacher set forth to gain extensive winemaking knowledge and to date, has worked more than 24 vintages at numerous wineries around the world. After producing wine for esteemed wineries such as Mondavi, Chalone and Etude, he realized his heart was in Oregon and followed pur... more
    750ml
    $19.00

  10. Maison Alex Gambal Bourgogne Chardonnay 2014

    Maison Alex Gambal Bourgogne Chardonnay 2014

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    2014 Bourgogne Chardonnay:  A combination of Cote de Beaune grapes vinified in approximately 10% new oak barrels. As usually the wine has a wonderful white flower acacia like nose along with a lovely lush middle pallet.
    This wine was imported directly from Maison Alex Gambal. To see other wines currently available from Maison Alex Gambal, ... more
    750ml
    $29.00

  11. Maison Alex Gambal Chassagne-Montrachet 2014

    Maison Alex Gambal Chassagne-Montrachet 2014

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    2014 Chassagne-Montrachet: Our Chassagne is especially lively this year showing Chassagne’s classic profile of stone fruit.
    This wine was imported directly from Maison Alex Gambal. To see other wines currently available from Maison Alex Gambal, please click the link with the name of this producer underlined above, just to the right of "Pr... more
    750ml
    $49.00

  12. Maison Alex Gambal Fixin Blanc 2014

    Maison Alex Gambal Fixin Blanc 2014

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    2014 Fixin: We have been making this wine under a long term contract since 1999 and there always seems to be a poached pear quality to the wine; a coincidence that there is a pear tree in the vineyard?
    This wine was imported directly from Maison Alex Gambal. To see other wines currently available from Maison Alex Gambal, please click the link w... more
    750ml
    $29.50

  13. Maison Alex Gambal Saint-Romain Blanc 2013

    Maison Alex Gambal Saint-Romain Blanc 2013

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    2013 St. Romain Blanc: As with the Aligoté we acquired the St. Romain grapes as part of a large plan to expand our domaine. St. Romain is about the perfect terroir to make chardonnay; fossilised coral, various expositions to the sun and a long growing season. 150 cases made and ~ 16% new oak.
    This wine was imported directly from Maison A... more
    750ml

    Regular Price: $38.00

    Special Price: $30.00

  14. Maison Alex Gambal Saint-Romain Blanc 2014

    Maison Alex Gambal Saint-Romain Blanc 2014

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    2014 St. Romain: The classic limestone of the Cote de Beaune is in this wine’s genes. The wine has a lively nose with fruits in the lemon/lime family.
    This wine was imported directly from Maison Alex Gambal. To see other wines currently available from Maison Alex Gambal, please click the link with the name of this producer underlined abov... more
    750ml
    $32.00

  15. PlumpJack Chardonnay Reserve Napa Valley 1996