Log In / Join Now

Magazine Archives: May 15, 2008

Great Grapes: Chardonnay: Burgundy: The Côte d'Or

The homeland and quality epicenter
Issue: May 15, 2008


Today Chardonnay reigns supreme among white wines. But the grape first established its reputation in Burgundy. This French region was initially famous for its reds, but since the last half of the 20th century, Burgundy's Chardonnay acreage has increased, and the wines have soared in popularity and price, making the varietal valuable to wine lovers and wineries alike.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands April 9, 2008.


To continue reading this page, become a WineSpectator.com member today!

Do you have a Wine Spectator magazine subscription? Save 50% on your Online Membership right now!


Already a member?


Job Opportunity

WineSpectator.com seeks an assistant editor in its New York City office to help develop content for its website, e-mail newsletters, social media platforms and apps. Candidates should have one to three years of journalism experience in a digital environment and be able to handle daily deadlines. Get more details.


WineRatings+ app: Download now for 300,000+ ratings.