Chardonnay: Articles on the Chardonnay White Wine Grape Varietal

Wine To Go Buy This Week - 2015 Georges Duboeuf Macon-Villages Chardonnay – 89 Points

White Burgundy derives much of its substance from its limestone soils as well as limited interaction with oak; therefore it is a heralded example of how clear and precise Chardonnay can be. The 2015 continues this traditional with a light and crisp style in their Macon-Villages.

Top Ten California Chardonnays - 2016

I tend to taste and drink a lot of wine over the course of a year.  I am in a few tasting groups, sometimes the wines are consumed at various local wine store tastings and a number drunk with friends and family.

2014 Rhys Chardonnay Bearwallow Vineyard, USA, California, Anderson Valley - Wine Review

Grade: 
A
Score: 
94

From a 500 ml bottle.  I love this format for a white wine.  Light golden in color.  The nose is great with lemon curd and slight vanilla bean notes.  Just the slightest bit of

2015 Kutch Chardonnay Sonoma Coast, USA, California, Sonoma - Wine Review

Grade: 
A
Score: 
93

Light golden in color.  The nose is very nice.  Clean with no overt oak showing.  Green apples, slight lemon cream and slight pineapple.  On the palate, this is again clean with

2014 Walter Hansel Winery Chardonnay Cuvée Alyce, USA, California, Sonoma, Russian River Valley - Wine Review

Grade: 
A
Score: 
94

This has really improved in the last 6 months.  This has some oak on it which may be a question for some, but if you like this style, it is impressive.  Deep golden in color.  The no

2013 Liquid Farm Chardonnay White Hill, USA, California, Sta. Rita Hills - Wine Review

Grade: 
A
Score: 
93

I love this bottling and vintage.  The oak treatment is perfect for the fruit.  Golden in color.  The nose is clean with peach and slight ginger.  Creamy texture.  On the p

2015 Woodwork Wines Chardonnay, USA, California, Central Coast - Wine Review

Grade: 
B
Score: 
83

Plenty of value here for under $10.  First, the label tells you this has a vanilla and butterscotch oak profile with apple and pear fruit notes.  Both of those are pretty spot on.  T

2015 Airfield Estates Chardonnay, USA, Washington, Yakima Valley - Wine Review

Grade: 
B+
Score: 
87

Light silvery gold in color.  The nose is light with slight lemony notes.  Good acidity on the palate.  Solid lemon/citrus notes.  Good finish.  A nice lighter styled Chard

2016 Chakana Chardonnay Estate Selection, Argentina

Grade: 
A-
Score: 
92

Light gold in color with slight green.  On the nose, there is grapefruit and slight lumber.  Also some spice.  On the palate, there is a tart acidity which is very nice.  Grapef

2012 Patrick Piuze Chablis Premier Cru Les Forêts

Grade: 
A-
Score: 
90

Gold in color.  A bit deeper, probably saw some new oak.  The nose is dusty with some lemon and spice.  On the palate, this is a very rich wine.  Very good, if to me, un-Chablis

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