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        • Paul Hobbs Russian River Chardonnay 2020  Front Label
          Paul Hobbs Russian River Chardonnay 2020
          Chardonnay from Russian River, Sonoma County, California
          • RP95
          • WS93
          • JD93
          0.0 0 Ratings
          59 99
        • MacRostie Sonoma Coast Chardonnay 2020  Front Label
          MacRostie Sonoma Coast Chardonnay 2020
          Chardonnay from Sonoma Coast, Sonoma County, California
          • WS92
          3.8 27 Ratings
          26
          22 99
          Save $3.01 (12%)
        • J. Lohr Estates Riverstone Chardonnay 2020  Front Label
          J. Lohr Estates Riverstone Chardonnay 2020
          Chardonnay from Arroyo Seco, Monterey, Central Coast, California
          • SJ93
          • WE90
          3.9 109 Ratings
          14
          12 99
          Save $1.01 (7%)
        • Kendall-Jackson Grand Reserve Chardonnay 2020  Front Label
          Kendall-Jackson Grand Reserve Chardonnay 2020
          Chardonnay from Santa Barbara, Central Coast, California
          • JD90
          4.1 12 Ratings
          18 99
        • Joseph Drouhin Beaune Clos des Mouches Premier Cru Blanc 2020  Front Label
          Joseph Drouhin Beaune Clos des Mouches Premier Cru Blanc 2020
          Chardonnay from Beaune, Cote de Beaune, Cote d'Or, Burgundy, France
          • JS97
          • JM97
          • RP94
          • BH93
          0.0 0 Ratings
          259 99
        • Gary Farrell Russian River Selection Chardonnay 2020  Front Label
          Gary Farrell Russian River Selection Chardonnay 2020
          Chardonnay from Russian River, Sonoma County, California
            0.0 0 Ratings
            36 99
          • Albert Bichot Chablis Les Clos Grand Cru Domaine Long-Depaquit 2020  Front Label
            Albert Bichot Chablis Les Clos Grand Cru Domaine Long-Depaquit 2020
            Chardonnay from Chablis, Burgundy, France
            • BH93
            • WS93
            0.0 0 Ratings
            129 99
          • Samuel Billaud Chablis Les Vaillons Vieilles Vignes Premier Cru 2020  Front Label
            Samuel Billaud Chablis Les Vaillons Vieilles Vignes Premier Cru 2020
            Chardonnay from Chablis, Burgundy, France
            • JM95
            • RP92
            0.0 0 Ratings
            69 99
          • Vasse Felix Chardonnay 2020  Front Label
            Vasse Felix Chardonnay 2020
            Chardonnay from Margaret River, Western Australia, Australia
            • RP95
            • WS94
            0.0 0 Ratings
            45
            42 99
            Save $2.01 (4%)
          • Cote des Roses Chardonnay 2020  Front Label
            Cote des Roses Chardonnay 2020
            Chardonnay from Languedoc, South of France, France
              4.3 11 Ratings
              16
              12 99
              Save $3.01 (19%)
            • Brocard Chablis Vaulorent Premier Cru 2020  Front Label
              Brocard Chablis Vaulorent Premier Cru 2020
              Chardonnay from Chablis, Burgundy, France
              • WE94
              • BH94
              0.0 0 Ratings
              54 99
            • Highlands 41 Chardonnay 2020  Front Label
              Highlands 41 Chardonnay 2020
              Chardonnay from Monterey, Central Coast, California
              • WE90
              4.3 5 Ratings
              14 99
            • 1000 Stories Bourbon Barrel Aged Chardonnay 2020  Front Label
              1000 Stories Bourbon Barrel Aged Chardonnay 2020
              Chardonnay from California
                0.0 0 Ratings
                17 99
              • J Vineyards Russian River Chardonnay 2020  Front Label
                J Vineyards Russian River Chardonnay 2020
                Chardonnay from Russian River, Sonoma County, California
                • JS92
                • RP92
                • WS90
                4.2 12 Ratings
                31 99
              • Veramonte Chardonnay 2020  Front Label
                Veramonte Chardonnay 2020
                Chardonnay from Casablanca Valley, Chile
                • JS90
                0.0 0 Ratings
                16 99
              • Patrick Piuze Chablis Butteaux Premier Cru  2020  Front Label
                Patrick Piuze Chablis Butteaux Premier Cru 2020
                Chardonnay from Chablis, Burgundy, France
                • V93
                • RP93
                • WS91
                0.0 0 Ratings
                79 99
              • Raymond Reserve Selection Chardonnay 2020  Front Label
                Raymond Reserve Selection Chardonnay 2020
                Chardonnay from Napa Valley, California
                • WS91
                3.8 16 Ratings
                19 99
              • Gerard Bertrand Naturae Chardonnay 2020  Front Label
                Gerard Bertrand Naturae Chardonnay 2020
                Chardonnay from Pays d’Oc, South of France, France
                  4.8 8 Ratings
                  19 99
                • Wrath EX Unoaked Chardonnay 2020  Front Label
                  Wrath EX Unoaked Chardonnay 2020
                  Chardonnay from Monterey, Central Coast, California
                  • WE91
                  0.0 0 Ratings
                  18 99
                • Domaine Vincent Dampt Chablis Cote de Lechet Premier Cru 2020  Front Label
                  Domaine Vincent Dampt Chablis Cote de Lechet Premier Cru 2020
                  Chardonnay from Chablis, Burgundy, France
                  • JM92
                  0.0 0 Ratings
                  52 99
                • Bonterra The Roost Biodynamic Single Vineyard Chardonnay 2020  Front Label
                  Bonterra The Roost Biodynamic Single Vineyard Chardonnay 2020
                  Chardonnay from Mendocino, California
                  • WW90
                  0.0 0 Ratings
                  49 99
                • Baron Philippe de Rothschild Escudo Rojo Chardonnay Reserva 2020  Front Label
                  Baron Philippe de Rothschild Escudo Rojo Chardonnay Reserva 2020
                  Chardonnay from Maipo Valley, Chile
                  • JS92
                  4.4 32 Ratings
                  19 99
                • Shaw + Smith M3 Chardonnay 2020  Front Label
                  Shaw + Smith M3 Chardonnay 2020
                  Chardonnay from Adelaide Hills, South Australia, Australia
                  • JS96
                  • D94
                  4.0 15 Ratings
                  38 99
                • Eric Chevalier Val de Loire Chardonnay 2020  Front Label
                  Eric Chevalier Val de Loire Chardonnay 2020
                  Chardonnay from Loire, France
                    4.0 11 Ratings
                    22 99
                  • Sunny With a Chance of Flowers Chardonnay 2020  Front Label
                    Sunny With a Chance of Flowers Chardonnay 2020
                    Chardonnay from Monterey, Central Coast, California
                    • TP89
                    3.4 16 Ratings
                    17
                    14 99
                    Save $2.01 (12%)
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                  Learn about Chardonnay — taste profile, popular regions and more ...

                  What Is Chardonnay?

                  Chardonnay is a green-skinned grape variety used to make both still white wine and sparkling wine. As one of the most popular and versatile white wine grapes, Chardonnay offers a wide range of flavors and styles depending on where it is grown and how it is made. While practically every country in the wine producing world grows it, and is a very popular choice among consumers, Chardonnay from its Burgundian homeland produces some of the most remarkable and longest-lived examples of Chardonnay wine. As far as cellar potential, white Burgundy rivals the world’s other age-worthy whites like Riesling or botrytized Semillon. California is Chardonnay’s second most important home, where both oaky, buttery Chardonnay styles and leaner, European-inspired wines enjoy great popularity. Oregon, Australia and South America are also significant producers of Chardonnay.

                  How Is Chardonnay Made?

                  As with most white wines, Chardonnay juice is pressed off the grape skins as soon as possible after harvest, thereby minimizing extraction of color and tannins. Fermentation follows immediately, and this may occur in stainless steel tanks or in oak barrels. Chardonnay is typically fermented to dryness. Once fermentation is complete, the wine may be aged in barrels for added complexity. Other winemaking techniques often employed are malolactic fermentation, which imparts a creamy, buttery sensation, and sur lie aging, which tends to soften the mouthfeel and add a subtle biscuit or nutty element.

                  Chardonnay Origin

                  Chardonnay was born as a natural cross between the white grape Gouais Blanc and the red grape Pinot Noir. This happy event is thought to have occurred early in the Middle Ages in the French region of Burgundy, where the grape is widely considered to reach its highest, and most age-worthy, expression. But for centuries it was only there and in Champagne where the grape stood out. Not until the late 1970s did California Chardonnay start to inspire interest, and that trend exploded in the 1980s and ‘90s. Soon other winemakers around the world got the memo–Chardonnay is easy to grow, flexible in both cool and warm climates, and boasts a range of easy-to-appreciate flavors. Production increased in places as varied as Oregon and Washington, South America, Australia and South Africa. Old World interest picked up as well, in Italy, Spain and elsewhere.

                  Tasting Notes for Chardonnay

                  Chardonnay grown in cooler regions exhibits racy, crisp flavors like lemon, lime, and green apple, along with flinty or chalky mineral notes. Warmer locations coax out richer flavors like melon, peach and pineapple. Oak can add notes of vanilla, coconut, and spice, while malolactic fermentation leads to a creamy, buttery texture. Chardonnay is typically a dry wine, although some winemakers allow a touch of residual sugar.

                  Oaked vs. Unoaked Chardonnay

                  While the ‘80s and ‘90s surge in popularity was fueled by well-oaked versions, today a number of fine un-oaked examples are made. Typically fermented and aged in stainless steel before bottling, these are bright, crisp, and fresh, showcasing Chardonnay’s pure fruit character and coming across lighter in body.

                  Perfect Food Pairings for Chardonnay

                  Chardonnay is as versatile at the table as it is in the vineyard. Keep stylistic differences in mind when pairing with food.

                  • Seafood: Enjoying lobster, crab or shrimp scampi? Choose a rich, buttery Chardonnay. With a briny or delicate dish, like oysters or cod, go with Chablis or a similar version.
                  • Poultry: Chardonnay is great with chicken and turkey, and you’ll want a richer style if your dish includes a creamy sauce.
                  • Cheese: Oaky, buttery Chardonnay is your best bet with bolder cheeses like cheddars and blues. Brighter, tangier cheeses call for a lighter, crisper style.
                  • Things to avoid: Chardonnay is not a great match with foods that are too spicy, bitter or acidic.

                  How to Serve Chardonnay

                  Temperature is key. A wine served too warm will seem out of balance, with the alcohol too “hot.” If too cold, the aromas and flavors are muted. Fuller bodied styles are best at 55°F, while leaner versions can be enjoyed at 50°F. A half hour to an hour in the refrigerator will do the trick. As for glassware, a classic white wine glass with a thin rim is perfect. The bowl should be moderately large and should taper towards the top.

                  Chardonnay Facts

                  • Chardonnay is the most widely planted white variety in the world.
                  • Chardonnays from Burgundy’s Cote de Beaune are the most coveted in the world.
                  • It is one of the three most important grapes in the production of Champagne.
                  • The source of almost 80% of American Chardonnay is the so-called Wente Clone, obtained by California’s Wente Family from Burgundy in 1912.

                  Nutrition Facts

                  Chardonnay is usually a dry wine, which means there is little to no residual sugar. Thus, there are minimal carbohydrates, and there is no protein or fat. The caloric content comes from alcohol; a standard 5 ounce pour of Chardonnay has about 120 calories.

                  Sommelier Secrets for Chardonnay

                  Since the 1980s, big, oaky, buttery Chardonnays from California have enjoyed explosive popularity. More recently, the pendulum has swung in the opposite direction, towards a clean, crisp style that rarely utilizes new oak. The Burgundian subregion of Chablis, while typically using older oak barrels, produces a similar bright and acid-driven style. Anyone who doesn't like oaky Chardonnay wine would likely enjoy this lighter style.

                  Chardonnay is popular with winemakers because it is easy both to grow and manipulate in the winery, with techniques like barrel fermentation, malolactic fermentation and sur lie aging. It remains popular with consumers because it offers friendly, appealing flavors and textures that make it versatile both with food and on its own.

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