Originally from the Burgandy's Macon region, Chardonnay is now grown extensive worldwide. Whether buttery (when oak-aged) with notes and aromas of fruit, or dry and acidic, Chardonnay wines are bold, silky and delightful, finishing with a clean, dry bite.
Buds early and ripens early to mid season. Clone specific, can be winter hardy.
Slightly higher yield and good quality.
Clone 76 (FPS clone 69)
Early maturity, high quality for all soil types.
Rootstock: 3309 and SO4
Clone 77 (FPS clone 45 & 44)
Lower yields, with a strong dominant Muscat flavor.
Clone 95 (FPS clone 37)
High quality wines, which are often rated first in wine tastings.
Clone 96 (FPS clone 70)
20% more productive than #76 and #95.
OR- Own-Rooted GR- Grafted CH- Cold Hearty
XCH- Extreem Cold Hearty DR- Disease Resistant WH- White Grape
RD- Red Grape HB- Hybrid NA- Native
ON- Ornamental RYT- Royalties