Chardonnay Dijon 76 is an easy to grow variety of chardonnay produces abundant crops of fruit with above average sugar and moderate acidity. This Burgundian selection performs especially well in cool regions and produces distinctive white wines possessing a rich depth of flavors. Our Chardonnay grapes are grafted on 101-14 rootstock.
Latin Name: Vitis vinifera
Site and Soil: Grapes like full to 1/2 day sun and well-drained soil. Grapes are drought resistant once they are established.
Pollination Requirements: Self-fertile.
Hardiness: Chardonnay Dijon 76 is hardy to minus 10° F.
Bearing Age: 2-3 years after planting.
Size at Maturity: 10-12 ft. in width on fence, trellis, or other support.
Taste: Above average sugar, moderate acidity
Bloom Time: May
Ripening Time: Late September
Yield: 10-15 lbs.
Pests & Diseases: Repel birds with flash tape or cover plants with bird netting.
USDA Zone: 7