It can be important to know how many calories you’re consuming throughout the day, especially when it's in the glass of wine that goes alongside your meal.
Calories aren’t just in your food, after all.
So let's take a little look at the amount of calories you can expect to find in Chardonnay and how Chardonnay compares to other alcoholic drinks.
How Many Calories Are In Chardonnay?
A typical glass of Chardonnay has around 123 calories in a 150ml glass although, of course, this can vary from wine to wine and producer to producer.
Calories in Chardonnay Wine Styles
Chardonnay is an incredibly versatile grape and the amount of calories you can find in a glass of Chardonnay will vary depending on the style.
As a rule, Chardonnay can be split into two distinct styles, still Chardonnay and sparkling Chardonnay.
Sparkling Chardonnay, styles such as Champagne, has a slightly lower calorific content and depending on the style can be between 75-95 calories per glass.
So how can you be sure exactly how many calories are in your glass of Chardonnay?
How Many Calories in a Glass of Chardonnay
There are 123 calories in the average glass 150ml of Chardonnay, although if you want to make sure the exact amount always check in with the person selling you the wine for the up to date nutritional make up of your wine.
So how many calories are then in a bottle of Chardonnay wine?
How Many Calories in a Bottle of Chardonnay
If there are then 123 calories in a 150ml Chardonnay wine then that means there will be about 635 calories in a 750ml bottle of Chardonnay wine.
If only maths was this delicious when we were at school!
So what about other nutrients in Chardonnay? What is the nutritional makeup of Chardonnay wine?
Nutrition Facts of Chardonnay
Let's take a look at the nutritional value of a glass of Chardonnay:
- Total carbohydrate: 3.2g
- Dietary fibre: 0g
- Sugar: 1.4g
- Protein: 0.1g
- Sodium 7.5mg
- Potassium: 104mg
- Saturated fat: 0g
So how does Chardonnay nutritionally compare to your other favourite alcoholic drinks?
Calorie Count: Chardonnay vs. Other Alcoholic Drinks
We now know how many calories a glass of Chardonnay has, but how does this compare to our other favourite wines?
Let’s take a look at some other styles of wine and see how their calorie levels compares to Chardonnay when served in a 150ml serving:
White Wine Styles
- Sauvignon Blanc: 122
- Riesling: 120
- Semillon: 122
- Pinot Gris: 123
- Gewurztraminer: 118
- Moscato: 127
Red Wine Styles
- Merlot: 125
- Cabernet Sauvignon: 123
- Pinot Noir: 123
- Port: 250
Other Wine Styles
- Sparkling Wines: 100
- Rose Wine: 125
- Dessert Wine: 227
So does this lower calorie count of Chardonnay mean that Chardonnay is good for you?
What are the health benefits of a glass of Chardonnay?
What Are The Health Benefits Of Chardonnay?
Just like all wines, Chardonnay has a lot of antioxidants present, which can help to lower blood pressure and increase circulation.
When drunk in controlled amounts Chardonnay can also help to improve the texture of your skin and the health of your heart.
Before You Go...
We hope that answers all your questions on the calorie content and health benefits of Chardonnay wine.
Just remember that Chardonnay is still an alcoholic drink, so consume responsibly and try to take a day or two off between drinking sessions so as not to overwhelm your body with the harmful side of alcohol.
Life is all about balance, after all.
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You can browse more posts on Wine Types here
You can read our other guides about Chardonnay here:
- How Long Does Chardonnay Last?
- Should Chardonnay Be Chilled?
- Is Chardonnay Sweet?
- What Does Chardonnay Taste Like?
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