The noblest expression of Chardonnay on Earth is found in Burgundy. Farmed for over a thousand years by monks, their diligent attentiveness allowed them to intuit the subtleties of individual plots of land. It is their map, essentially, that is still used today for the classification hierarchy. The most celebrated villages: Meursault, Chassagne Montrachet, Puligny Montrachet, St Aubin, Aloxe Corton, Chablis, and Pouilly Fuisse.
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