11 - White Burgundy - AKA Chardonnay (Cote d'Or, Chablis, Pouilly-Fuise)

Burgundy. A name synonymous with some of the world’s best Pinot Noir. But to wine lovers around the world, it also means Chardonnay. For Burgundy produces more white wine than red and in many different styles which is why this week, the Wine Wars crew takes you from tip to tip of Burgundy’s Chardonnay growing sub-regions. Côte d’Or, Chablis, and Mâconnais bring us three very different representation of this grape that range from a flowery bouquet to a mineral reset button for your mouth.

Wines Reviewed:

2012: Bouchard Pere & Fils – Burgogne

2013: Domaine L. Chatelain – Chablis

2012: Domaine Barraud – Pouilly-Fuisse ‘En France’

 

White Burgundy
    Map of Burgundy (Via Winefolly.com)

 

Map of Burgundy (Via Winefolly.com)

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