The MVP of white wine varietals, Chardonnay is infinitely flexible, with an ability to be molded, influenced and shaped depending on vineyard location, winemaking technique and consumer preference. One of the most diverse and most widely planted wine grapes, Chardonnay is grown everywhere around the world showcasing its adaptability but also producing wine styles just as diverse as the regions from which they come. Achieving a balance of fruit and winemaking influence has been a driving force to achieving Chardonnays global success.