Chardonnay meaning

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A variety of grape originally grown in the Burgundy region of France that is used to make white wine, including champagne.
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A dry white wine made from this grape.
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A white grape of Burgundy, used for Chablis, champagne, etc.
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A dry white wine made from this grape.
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Alternative capitalization of Chardonnay.
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(countable) A green-skinned grape variety used to make a white wine.
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(uncountable) A variety of wine made from this grape.
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Origin of chardonnay

  • Probably after Chardonnay , village in east-central France

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • French, believed to be named after the village of Chardonnay in the Mâconnais region of France, where Pouilly-Fuissé is currently produced; it is possible that the variety was first bred there

    From Wiktionary

  • The place name Chardonnay is from Medieval Latin Cardonnacum.

    From Wiktionary