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Chardonnay

King or beggar?

Hardly any variety of vine shows such a broad spectrum of quality as the Chardonnay. Its wines range from faceless neutrality to breath-taking class. It is an extremely low-maintenance vine, which explains why it is grown around the world – even in places where it probably should not be. The aromas of the Chardonnay variety are not very pronounced: a bit of green apple, a little hazelnut; in warmer latitudes, also melon and exotic fruits. The wines are often defined by maturing in casks. They develop more or less subtle notes of butter, toasted bread and vanilla. The grapes achieve their highest expression in their region of origin, Burgundy. Its heart beats in the Côte de Beaune: one might think of the plant growth of Meursault or Puligny-Montrachet. With their finesse and complexity, they can survive for decades. Chardonnay also achieves first class in some Blanc-de-Blancs champagnes. It additionally yields great wines in the Burgundian Chablis, and increasingly in Australia and Chile. A simple rule of thumb for pairing with food: When butter and cream are involved, you cannot go wrong with Chardonnay.

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Chardonnay Velabona
Only 18 Bottles
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Certified integrated production

Chardonnay Velabona

DOC Tessin, Christian Zündel, 2017, 750 ml
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Chardonnay Kangarilla Road
Only 7 Bottles
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Chardonnay Kangarilla Road

McLaren Vale/Adelaide Hills, 2014, 750 ml
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Corton-Charlemagne
Only 6 Bottles
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Wine Spectator 93 Points
Nicolas Feuillatte Palmes d'Or brut

Nicolas Feuillatte Palmes d'Or brut

AOC Champagne, 2006, 750 ml
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Corton-Charlemagne
Only 15 Bottles

Corton-Charlemagne

AC Grand Cru, Remoissenet, 2018, 750 ml
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Parker 92 Points
Divers
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Divers

DOC Piemonte, Paolo Conterno, 2016, 750 ml
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In Vino Erotico blanc
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Nicolas Feuillatte Blanc de Blancs Collection Vintage
Only 6 Bottles

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