Australia: 2020, a record year for Chablis
17 June 2021
Following the fine harvest of 2018 and the enhanced available volume provided by the 2020 vintage, Chablis wine exports to this market commenced again to rise: + 34% by value and+ 34% by volume. This increase is primarily due to the Petit Chablis and Chablis appellations, which have found their place in better-priced sectors, while increasing their export amounts.
More than one out of two bottles of white Bourgogne is Chablis. Bourgogne whites exported account for 62% of Bourgogne exports with 850,400 bottles, of which 52% are Chablis.
Chablis is a flagship product among French white wines. It has a great reputation and remains an essential wine for high-quality wineshops and restaurants.
Key figures in 2020 for Chablis wines in Australia
- 10th biggest market in terms of revenue
11th biggest market by volume
444,000 bottles (up 34% on 2019)
4.05 million euros (up 34% on 2019)
► Chablis Premier Cru and Chablis Grand Cru: 11%
► Petit Chablis and Chablis: 89%