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Chardonnay is a full-bodied white wine known for its rich, bold flavours.
The wines are often aged on their lees or in oak barrels to add flavours such as cream, vanilla and butter. Chardonnay is a green-skinned grape that started its life in the Burgundy wine region of France and has spread to all the wine growing areas of the world.
It is the worlds most planted white grapevine. The chardonnay grape its-self does not have a high flavour which makes it very easy to create different wine style from it.
The grape is an essential component of many different sparkling wines including champagne. Due to the "malleability" of Chardonnay in viniculture, there's not one distinct universal "style" or set of constants that would be applied to Chardonnay.
Due to this, Chardonnay has the potential to be paired with many different types of food. It is most often paired with roast chicken and other white meats such as turkey.