Price Range of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD
Average: $18 From: $15 To: $21
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Chardonnay is the world’s most famous white-wine grape and also one of the most widely planted. Although the most highly regarded expressions of the variety are those from Burgundy and California, many high-quality examples are made in Italy, Australia, New Zealand and parts of South America.
Describing the flavors of Chardonnay is no easy task. While many Chardonnay wines have high aromatic complexity, this is usually due to winemaking techniques (particularly the use of oak) rather than the variety's intrinsic qualities. Malolactic fermentation gives distinctive buttery aromas. Fermentation and/or maturation in ... more
Macon-Villages is an appellation covering white wines produced in selected communes of the Maconnais wine area of southern Burgundy. The appellation represents a step up in quality from the standard Macon title and specializes in dry white wines made from the Chardonnay grape variety.
The named Macon-Villages communes are permitted to add their names to the Macon appellation on labels – for example, Macon Lugny or Macon Fuisse – or to call their wines simply Macon-Villages. If a wine is produced from grapes grown i ... more