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  • Chardonnay Wine
  • Chardonnay is a grape that most everyone is familiar with and most wine drinkers love it. Originally from the Burgundy Region of France, chardonnay is now planted all across the World with great success.

    Chardonnay wines are often inarticulate in y...  more
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    • Last updated April 13, 2009

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Chardonnay Wine

  • TXMoon
    TXMoon joined the group Chardonnay Wine
    • November 6, 2011
  • Riggers
    Riggers: Hey Chardy Lovers: Why not try a few Chardonnays from where I'm writing right now - Margaret River, Western Australia. Here's a few names: Leeuwin Estate, Pierro, Fraser Gallop, Cullen Wines, Cape Mentelle, Edwards, Thompson Estate, Moss Wood..and on it g...  more
    • January 31, 2010
  • DianaBeisch45
    DianaBeisch45: I love the Frank Family Chardonnay. It is full bodied, heavy oak, vanilla, pear, and a little citrus. A friend calls it the red wine drinkers chardonnay. We purchased the 2007 chard in the Napa Valley in September 2008. Winery is a blast to visit. It h...  more
    • April 26, 2009
  • WinesFromTony
    WinesFromTony: I am typically a red drinker but my most recent favorite white is the 2005 Steeple Street Chardonnay. This wine won a silver, highly recommended at the 2006 World Wine Championships and a bronze at the 2007 San Francsico Chronicle Wine Competition. It is...  more
    • October 31, 2008
  • mrsduston
    mrsduston: More important than the price is the oakiness of the wine, I really am alomst willing to pay anything just beacuse I don't like a chardonnay that doesn't have that oakey flavor and so few people make it. Thankyou for all your suggestions, keep ...  more
    • June 20, 2008
  • Riverwalk
    Riverwalk: J Lohr can be found for $10 and it is certainly buttery/oakey. I know I will probably get some feedback here about what they have added to their wine but end of the day I've yet to find one in that price range that beats the taste for butterey/oakey....  more
    • June 20, 2008
  • JGarofalo3
    JGarofalo3: I would add Foxglove Chardonnay to the list too. It is the 2nd label made by Varner and is an outstanding wine with great QPR. For the splurge wine, Varner's Chardonnay again is a great value as is Seavey (although perhpas not as oaky as you would li...  more
    • June 15, 2008
  • SlightlyPotty
    SlightlyPotty: The following are all cheap Chardonnays with a bit of character:

    2002 Deakin Estate - Australia $7.99
    It has a slightly tangy, fruity flavor, hints of peach and melon, but not much of either and not a long finish either. Certainly harmless enoug...  more
    • June 15, 2008
  • mrsduston
    mrsduston: I am looking for a nice buttery/oakey chardonnay that is priced well enough to drink often(not more than $10 a bottle). I'd also like to know of some nice ones that are worth splurging on as well. So many of the chards are made in stainless these da...  more
    • June 15, 2008
  • idreamofprovence
    idreamofprovence: Hello!

    I will be on vacation to France in July, and would like to know which vineyards to visit for a tasting. I plan to take the train from Paris to central and southern regions of France. I've lived for two months in Provence, so I know ...  more
    • May 2, 2008
  • Mark
    Mark: Of Oaks and Chardonnay

    Chardonnay is quite a popular white wine variety all over the world because of its distinct flavors ranging from smoky or oaky to citrusy. For a more smoky taste, winemakers often age Chardonnay through oak barrels. This type...  more
    • February 8, 2008
  • Mark
    Mark: The Best Of Chardonnay

    No matter what other people say regarding Chardonnay's increasing popularity worldwide, this white wine variety will always have a place in my heart and in my palate. Due to its somewhat resilient hide, Chardonnay is now...  more
    • February 8, 2008
  • Mark
    Mark: A Glass of Chardonnay And A Plate Of...

    Chardonnay, because of its light fruity and buttery notes, go well with sumptuous appetizers such as oysters, smoked salmon, olives, and crab cakes. If you plan to have a little get-together with Chardonnay a...  more
    • February 8, 2008
  • Mark
    Mark: Chardonnay Roots

    It all began in the Burgundy region of France wherein the climate nourished the green grapes of Chardonnay. Often confused with Pinot blanc, current studies suggest that the roots of this green grape variety can be traced back to t...  more
    • February 8, 2008
  • Jane
    Jane: I'll be the third to chime in that Sonoma-Cutrer chardonnays are excellent wines. You can never go wrong with any of them. Acacia A Chardonnay is also a very good wine.
    • January 9, 2008
  • fiona
    fiona: I have to agree on the Les Pierres from Sonoma-Cutrer - excellent wine.
    • January 8, 2008
  • Mark
    Mark: Two of my favorite chardonnays are Sonoma-Cutrer Les Pierres and ZD Chardonnay.
    • January 8, 2008