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October 31, 1999 Study Discovers Lowly Parent of Noble White Grape Chardonnay descended from a grape once despised in France Genetic testing has proven that Chardonnay, America's most popular white variety and the source of the great white Burgundies, has decidedly unfashionable origins.
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