Burgundy wines are named after their region, village or small vineyard where they are located. In this case, the wine is called after the vineyards close to Chablis in the north of Burgundy.
The Chablis vineyard is the biggest of Burgundy and covers about 2630 hectares. It is situated halfway between Paris and Lyon in the South-East of France. Seventeen climates spread over this 750 hectares of classified Premier Cru vineyards. To use the label Grand Cru, grapes must come from the vineyards labeled as Grand Cru with overall high quality grapes. Only 11% of the wines produced in Burgundy can be called Grand Cru.
All wines from Burgundy, with hardly any exception, is made of only one grape variety. The most prestigious wines are made of Chardonnay and named after the small village of Chablis. Chablis wines are the most famous mono cépage wines made of Chardonnay.