Chardonnay

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Duckhorn Chardonnay 2021 Duckhorn Chardonnay 2021
750 ml Bottle
Duckhorn Chardonnay 2021
750 ml Bottle
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Sonoma Cutrer Chardonnay Sonoma Coast 2021 Sonoma Cutrer Chardonnay Sonoma Coast 2021
750 ml Bottle
Sonoma Cutrer Chardonnay Sonoma Coast 2021
750 ml Bottle
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Rombauer Chardonnay 2021 Rombauer Chardonnay 2021
750 ml Bottle
Rombauer Chardonnay 2021
750 ml Bottle
$39.99
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Hanna Chardonnay 2021 Hanna Chardonnay 2021
750 ml Bottle
Hanna Chardonnay 2021
750 ml Bottle
$21.99
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Quilt Chardonnay 2021 Quilt Chardonnay 2021
750 ml Bottle
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750 ml Bottle
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Au Bon Climat Chardonnay Santa Barbara County 2021 Au Bon Climat Chardonnay Santa Barbara County 2021
750 ml Bottle
Au Bon Climat Chardonnay Santa Barbara County 2021
750 ml Bottle
$21.99
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Hill Family Estate Chardonnay Carly's Cuvee 2021 Hill Family Estate Chardonnay Carly's Cuvee 2021
750 ml Bottle
Hill Family Estate Chardonnay Carly's Cuvee 2021
750 ml Bottle
$26.99
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Ojai Chardonnay Rancho Ontiveros 2021 Ojai Chardonnay Rancho Ontiveros 2021
750 ml Bottle
Ojai Chardonnay Rancho Ontiveros 2021
750 ml Bottle
$25.99
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Starmont Chardonnay 2018 Starmont Chardonnay 2018
750 ml Bottle
Starmont Chardonnay 2018
750 ml Bottle
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Effort Chardonnay 2018 Effort Chardonnay 2018
750 ml Bottle
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750 ml Bottle
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Red Car Chardonnay Sonoma Coast 2018 Red Car Chardonnay Sonoma Coast 2018
750 ml Bottle
Red Car Chardonnay Sonoma Coast 2018
750 ml Bottle
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Sandhi Chardonnay Central Coast 2021 Sandhi Chardonnay Central Coast 2021
750 ml Bottle
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750 ml Bottle
Diatom Chardonnay 2021 Diatom Chardonnay 2021
750 ml Bottle
Diatom Chardonnay 2021
750 ml Bottle
$22.99
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Mount Eden Vineyards Chardonnay Edna Valley 2018 Mount Eden Vineyards Chardonnay Edna Valley 2018
750 ml Bottle
Mount Eden Vineyards Chardonnay Edna Valley 2018
750 ml Bottle
$23.99
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Sanford Chardonnay 2018 Sanford Chardonnay 2018
750 ml Bottle
Sanford Chardonnay 2018
750 ml Bottle
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Iron Horse Chardonnay Unoaked 2018 Iron Horse Chardonnay Unoaked 2018
750 ml Bottle
Iron Horse Chardonnay Unoaked 2018
750 ml Bottle
$21.99
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Benovia Chardonnay 2018 Benovia Chardonnay 2018
750 ml Bottle
Benovia Chardonnay 2018
750 ml Bottle
$35.99
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Peake Ranch Chardonnay 2018 Peake Ranch Chardonnay 2018
750 ml Bottle
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750 ml Bottle
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FEL Chardonnay 2018 FEL Chardonnay 2018
750 ml Bottle
FEL Chardonnay 2018
750 ml Bottle
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Cakebread Chardonnay 2018 Half Bottle Cakebread Chardonnay 2018 Half Bottle
375 ml Bottle
Cakebread Chardonnay 2018 Half Bottle
375 ml Bottle
$25.99
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Failla Chardonnay Sonoma Coast 2018 Failla Chardonnay Sonoma Coast 2018
750 ml Bottle
Failla Chardonnay Sonoma Coast 2018
750 ml Bottle
$27.99
$31.99
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Frog's Leap Chardonnay Shale and Stone 2018 Frog's Leap Chardonnay Shale and Stone 2018
750 ml Bottle
Frog's Leap Chardonnay Shale and Stone 2018
750 ml Bottle
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Au Bon Climat Chardonnay Bien Nacido 2018 Au Bon Climat Chardonnay Bien Nacido 2018
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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.