But with the preconceived notions and misconceptions about the varietal, a little care when promoting chardonnay
can go a long way.
Honeyed Wente 2010 Riva Ranch Chardonnay
(Arroyo Seco; $20).
This week's favourites include Wirra Wirra Scrubby Rise Unwooded Chardonnay
2011, McLaren Vale, Australia (pounds 8.
I'll start with a 2010 unoaked chardonnay
from top Chilean producer Errazuriz.
So with International Chardonnay
Day (yes, there is such a thing) on Saturday, I've picked a few stars from last week's International Wine Challenge (IWC) results to help celebrate.
March 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Sonoma-Cutrer, most distinguished for producing world-class, award-winning Chardonnay
has been voted as the Most Popular Chardonnay
There is increasing interest in producing premium tier chardonnay
in the Willamette Valley," said Patty Skinkis, a faculty member at the Oregon Wine Research Institute at Oregon State University.
95) Alexander Valley Vineyards Sonoma Chardonnay
94) Robert Mondavi Cameros Napa Valley Chardonnay
Reserve 2011 (California).
originates from the cool-climate Burgundy region in France, but because it's so easy to grow it has become one of the most widely-planted grapes in the world.
PURE and delicious, rich and elegant - chardonnay
offers a wealth of flavour and travels so well that winemakers have made it the international star of the grapevine.
originates from the cool-climate Burgundy region in France, but because it's so easy to grow and neutral enough in flavour to take on many guises and personalities, other regions have succeeded in making it their own - and also making it one of the most widely-planted grapes in the world.
Topping the flight of 2005's was Domaine Serene “Etoile Vineyard” Chardonnay
as the overwhelming favorite of the first flight with 65 points, followed by a tie for second between the 2005 Domaine Serene “Clos Du Soleil” and 2005 Domaine Serene “Cote Sud Vineyard” Chardonnay
, each with 46 points.
To put it bluntly, most consumers are clueless about chardonnay
, whether they love it or hate it.
I wish I could find a good oaky, buttery Chardonnay