French, believed to be named after the village of Chardonnay in the Mâconnais region of France, where Pouilly-Fuissé is currently produced; it is possible that the variety was first bred there
The place name Chardonnay is from Late Latin Cardonnacum, from Latin carduus (“thistles”), a name from the Roman period describing the surrounding area.
Chardonnay (countable and uncountable, plural Chardonnays)
- (countable) A green-skinned grape variety used to make a white wine.
- (uncountable) A variety of wine made from this grape.
- Mandarin: 霞多麗, 霞多丽 (Xiáduōlì), 莎當妮, 莎当妮 (Shādāngnī), 夏敦埃 (Xiàdūn'āi)
- Finnish: chardonnay-rypäle
- French: chardonnay (fr) m
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- Marathi: शार्डोने pl (śārḍone)
- Portuguese: Chardonnay f
- Russian: шардоне́ (ru) n (šardonɛ́)
- Spanish: please add this translation if you can
- MacNeil, Karen (2015): The Wine Bible