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Australia and New Zealand : Chardonnay, Semillon

Bordeaux : Graves, Sauternes

Burgundy : Chablis, Cote d'Or, Chalonnais

California : Chardonnay, some Sauvignon Blanc, other whites on an experimental basis

Champagne : A few traditional makers use oak casks for fermentation and initial ageing

Germany : Pinot Blanc and Pinot Gris

Italy : Chardonnay, Vin Santo

Rhone : Some white Hermitage

Spain : Traditional-style white Rioja spends several years in oak

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