Chardonnay: This popular, adaptable white wine grape can be grown in just about every wine-producing country in the world. It is the grape behind the famed dry, white burgundies of France and one of the principal varietals in champagne.
Chardonnay Is Not Just Chardonnay: A Quick Guide to the 3 Styles of White Burgundy Chardonnay is extremely diverse and complex. I prefer an oaky, buttery, creamy style of Chard. This is most prevalent in California Chardonnays.