Chardonnay is one of the world's most popular and widely planted grapes varietals in the world. Chardonnay wines are incredibly versatile and made in a wide range of styles, from lean Chablis to buttery Napa Valley and ultimately sparkling Champagne. Chardonnay is the hallmark wine of both the Champagne and Burgundy regions of France, some of the most sought after wines of the world. Chardonnay is grown in many different climates and terroirs and can stand up to many production methods. Chardonnay's broad reach of styles will spark the interest of both novice and professional wine drinkers. Famous Chardonnays brands are Domaine Leroy, Ridge Vineyards, Catena Zapata, Lewis Cellars, Domaine Meo-Camuzet.