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Oxford Companion to Wine

Oxford Companion to Wine

By Jancis Robinson

Published 2006

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Morillon is an old north eastern French name for pinot noir and is still a common name for the powerfully aromatic chardonnay of styria in southern Austria. It was a widely used Burgundian vine variety name in the Middle Ages and was, for example, an old name for Chardonnay in Chablis country.