Chardonnay

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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

The place name Chardonnay is from Late Latin Cardonnacum, from Latin carduus (thistles), a name from the Roman period describing the surrounding area.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌʃɑː(ɹ)dəˈneɪ/

Noun[edit]

Chardonnay (countable and uncountable, plural Chardonnays)

  1. (countable) A green-skinned grape variety used to make a white wine.
  2. (uncountable) A variety of wine made from this grape.

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References[edit]

  • MacNeil, Karen (2015): The Wine Bible