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What is Chablis Wine? Where is the Chablis Wine Region? Adam Chase - SommelierQA.com

What is Chablis Wine and What Makes It Unique?

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Chablis is a French wine region in northern-most Burgundy. It is part of France’s Appellation d’Origine Contrôlée (AC) system (an EU PDO area). Chardonnay is the only grape permitted for Chablis AC wines. Many Americans, however, know Chablis not as the fine wine that it really is, but as a simple, ..

What does French Chardonnay Taste Like? | What is French Chardonnay | Tim Smith | SommelierQA.com

How would you describe a classic, French Chardonnay in terms of aromatics and taste?

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This sounds silly to say out loud, but everyone needs to drink more French Chardonnay. French Chardonnay are true examples of the varietal. Chablis (no or minimal oak) provides a reductive style. Clean, crisp with higher acid and tarter tree fruits. The iconic minerality pushes through as flint, and an elegant ..