The region also produces Chablis wines, made from Chardonnay grapes.
Chardonnay: Also known as Chablis glasses, these glasses are smaller at the rim but a bit wider in the bowl and the top than most white wine glases.
Among the white wines we have the full sweet Sauternes, the relatively dry and elegant Graves and Chablis, and the light white wines which produce champagne and brandy.
In the Yonne are made chiefly the white wines known to us as Chablis; in the Saone-et-Loire are made the red and white wines of Macon, and there is also, stretching into the department of the Rhone, the district producing the Beaujolais wines.
Some resembling French Sauternes and Chablis and others the wines of the Rhine.
CHABLIS, a town of north-central France, in the department of Yonne, on the left bank of the Serein, 14 m.