Chardonnay

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Frog's Leap Chardonnay 2020 Frog's Leap Chardonnay 2020
750 ml Bottle
Frog's Leap Chardonnay 2020
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Trefethen Chardonnay 2020 Trefethen Chardonnay 2020
750 ml Bottle
Trefethen Chardonnay 2020
750 ml Bottle
$27.99
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Jordan Chardonnay 2020 Jordan Chardonnay 2020
750 ml Bottle
Jordan Chardonnay 2020
750 ml Bottle
$32.99
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Gary Farrell Chardonnay Russian River 2020 Gary Farrell Chardonnay Russian River 2020
750 ml Bottle
Gary Farrell Chardonnay Russian River 2020
750 ml Bottle
$34.99
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Talley Chardonnay Estate 2020 Talley Chardonnay Estate 2020
750 ml Bottle
Talley Chardonnay Estate 2020
750 ml Bottle
$28.99
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Failla Chardonnay Sonoma Coast 2020 Failla Chardonnay Sonoma Coast 2020
750 ml Bottle
Failla Chardonnay Sonoma Coast 2020
750 ml Bottle
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Hanzell Chardonnay Sebella 2020 Hanzell Chardonnay Sebella 2020
750 ml Bottle
Hanzell Chardonnay Sebella 2020
750 ml Bottle
$29.99
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Stags' Leap Winery Chardonnay 2020 Stags' Leap Winery Chardonnay 2020
750 ml Bottle
Stags' Leap Winery Chardonnay 2020
750 ml Bottle
$26.99
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Walter Hansel Chardonnay Cahill Lane 2020 Walter Hansel Chardonnay Cahill Lane 2020
750 ml Bottle
Walter Hansel Chardonnay Cahill Lane 2020
750 ml Bottle
$28.99
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Walter Hansel Chardonnay Cuvee Alyce 2020 Walter Hansel Chardonnay Cuvee Alyce 2020
750 ml Bottle
Walter Hansel Chardonnay Cuvee Alyce 2020
750 ml Bottle
$33.99
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Morgan Chardonnay Highlands 2020 Morgan Chardonnay Highlands 2020
750 ml Bottle
Morgan Chardonnay Highlands 2020
750 ml Bottle
$22.99
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Cakebread Chardonnay 2020 Half Bottle Cakebread Chardonnay 2020 Half Bottle
375 ml Bottle
Cakebread Chardonnay 2020 Half Bottle
375 ml Bottle
$26.99
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Chateau Buena Vista Chardonnay 2020 Chateau Buena Vista Chardonnay 2020
750 ml Bottle
Chateau Buena Vista Chardonnay 2020
750 ml Bottle
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Hartford Court Chardonnay 2020 Hartford Court Chardonnay 2020
750 ml Bottle
Hartford Court Chardonnay 2020
750 ml Bottle
$24.99
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Deovlet Chardonnay 2020 Deovlet Chardonnay 2020
750 ml Bottle
Deovlet Chardonnay 2020
750 ml Bottle
$29.99
$34.99
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Benovia Chardonnay 2020 Benovia Chardonnay 2020
750 ml Bottle
Benovia Chardonnay 2020
750 ml Bottle
$29.99
$39.99
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Sandhi Chardonnay Sta Rita Hills 2020 Sandhi Chardonnay Sta Rita Hills 2020
750 ml Bottle
Sandhi Chardonnay Sta Rita Hills 2020
750 ml Bottle
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Freemark Abbey Chardonnay 2020 Freemark Abbey Chardonnay 2020
750 ml Bottle
Freemark Abbey Chardonnay 2020
750 ml Bottle
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88 Points
Walter Hansel Chardonnay The Meadows 2020 Walter Hansel Chardonnay The Meadows 2020
750 ml Bottle
Walter Hansel Chardonnay The Meadows 2020
750 ml Bottle
$28.99
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Crossbarn Chardonnay 2020 Crossbarn Chardonnay 2020
750 ml Bottle
Crossbarn Chardonnay 2020
750 ml Bottle
$25.99
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Frank Family Chardonnay 2020 Frank Family Chardonnay 2020
750 ml Bottle
Frank Family Chardonnay 2020
750 ml Bottle
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Chanin Chardonnay Los Alamos Vineyard 2020 Chanin Chardonnay Los Alamos Vineyard 2020
750 ml Bottle
Chanin Chardonnay Los Alamos Vineyard 2020
750 ml Bottle
$39.99
$47.99
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Orin Swift Mannequin 2020 Orin Swift Mannequin 2020
750 ml Bottle
Orin Swift Mannequin 2020
750 ml Bottle
$37.99
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On Chardonnay and How It Tastes

Chardonnay is the world’s most popular white varietal, and it’s easy to see the appeal. Ripe chardonnay can remind you of orchard fruits: pears, green or red apples, peaches, even pineapples. With oak aging it can acquire suggestions of butter, toast, hazelnuts, and especially vanilla. When aged it can gain a weighty richness and a luxurious honey texture. But it doesn’t end there. Cooler climates can yield chardonnays that have steely textures and more vibrant fruit flavors such as grapefruit, lemons or oranges. It’s that breadth of flavors, from crisp citrus examples to full-bodied exotic expressions, that makes chardonnay such a popular white varietal.

Where is chardonnay grown?

Chardonnay vines are supremely adaptable. They thrive in cool climates, hot climates, and everywhere between the two. Burgundy is where chardonnay first gained fame, and its Grand/Premier Cru chardonnays unquestionably remain the benchmark. But don't forget Champagne and Chablis, which yield some of chardonnay's finest cool climate, steely expressions. In 1976, the Napa Valley proved to the wine world that its chards deserve just as much attention as its Grand Cru cousins across the Atlantic. The Margaret River as well as other locations throughout Australia have yielded first-rate examples, as have select sites in Sonoma, Oregon, and New Zealand. And the best examples from the Macon, relatively speaking, offer serious value for the quality found in the bottle.

Some of chardonnay’s greatest examples?
What food or dishes should you pair with chardonnay?

The key to a successful chardonnay/food pairing is knowing what style of chardonnay you are planning to pour. Cool-climate, crisp, unoaked chardonnay such as a Chablis calls for raw oysters (a classic pairing), shellfish, or steamed fish. Riper, fruit-driven, unoaked or lightly oaked chards will shine with grilled chicken, pork, or pastas in a cream sauce. Ripe, oak aged chards should be paired with chicken or fish dishes prepared with a cream or butter sauce. Finally, barrel-fermented chardonnay or cellar aged chardonnay should be paired with some extravagant seafood dish like lobster or scallops or elegantly prepared, high-quality chicken roasted to perfection.