Best Chardonnay of the world 2023 - Chardonnay du Monde

Wednesday, 22 March, 2023
Chardonnay du Monde
The 30th annual Chardonnay du Monde wine competition was held March 8-10 in France, where Nederburg The Manor House Chardonnay 2021 was one of the top performers.

The Chardonnay du Monde international competition recognises the world’s best Chardonnay wines by awarding them with reliable and representative medals. This competition is based on a single conviction: distinctive marks of quality are the key to real differentiation and therefore enhancing the value of the awarded wines in this highly competitive market where the array of products becomes more vast each day.

After three days of judging, the panels awarded medals to 178 participants.

Medals distribution:
Gold medals - 55
Silver medals - 123

Top 10* Best Chardonnay du Monde 2023

  1. Gard IGP - Origine - Grand Chardonnay 2021, Cellier des Chartreux, France
  2. Pays d'Oc IGP - Les Combes de Lagasque 2021, Cave coopérative la Languedocienne et ses vignerons, France
  3. Somontano Do - Bestué - Chardonnay 2022, Bodega Otto Bestué SL, Spain
  4. Pays d'Oc IGP - Jean Claude Mas - L'Artisan des Cépages - Chardonnay - Lot 09 2022, Domaines Paul Mas, France
  5. O'Rourke Family Estate - Chardonnay - Okanagan Valley BC VQA 2020, O'Rourke Family Estate, Canada
  6. Cévennes IGP - La Tour de Gatîgne - Chardonnay 2022, Earl De La Tour, France
  7. Coteaux de Béziers IGP - Jardin des Charmes - Chardonnay - Sélection Parcellaire 2022, Alma Cersius sas, France
  8. Mâcon-Azé AOP - Reflets d'Ambre - Vieilles Vignes 2020, Cave Cooperative d’Azé, France
  9. Nederburg - The Manor House Chardonnay 2021, Distell, South Africa
  10. Chablis Premier Cru AOC - Côte de Lechet 2010, Domaine du Vieux Château, France
  11. Champagne E. Lacour - Premier Cru - Blanc de Blancs Brut, Champagne E. Lacour, France
  12. Bourgogne Hautes Côtes de Nuits AOC - Nuiton-Beaunoy - "Les Millottes" 2021, La Cave des Hautes Côtes, France
  13. Mâcon - La Roche Vineuse AOP - Élevé en Fût de Chêne 2021, Domaine Chêne, France
  14. St Cousair - Nagano Chardonnay 2019, St Cousair, Japan
  15. Miles from Nowhere - Chardonnay 2022, Grape Expectations Vintners Pty Ltd, Australia
  16. Quercus Chardonnay 2022, Klet Brda zoo, Slovenia

View all South African Gold and Silver medal winners HERE