Chardonnays sentence example
The Grand Cru appellation and vineyard yields distinctive wines believed to be some of the world's finest Chardonnays.
Oaked Chardonnays tend to have vanilla, toasty, and light fruit flavors while unoaked Chardonnays tend to be brighter with more pronounced fruits.
It was astringent and lacked the full body of the historic Chardonnays that we are used to from Grgich Hills.
The Russian River Valley in California makes fine Chardonnays, posessing warm vanilla flavors and lots of body.
First, if you're the type who loves to drink those oaky, buttery-slick California Chardonnays, I think you can skip this one.Advertisement
I was thinking this is one of the few chardonnays that is proud to be American as opposed to trying to out-do the French at their own subtle game.
One problem with many California Chardonnays is matching with food.
Chardonnays from Carneros, California are known for being smooth and elegant.
Chardonnays from Acacia Vineyards are no exception, remaining consistently good from vintage to vintage.
Chardonnays from Washington State's Columbia Valley have a lot going for them.Advertisement
Consistent with other Columbia Valley Chardonnays, Duck Pond Cellars makes several that are both affordable and delicious.
Fortunately, more recent vintages have yielded exceptional Chardonnays, as well.
With a small winery in place, their first release was 1994 Pinots and Chardonnays, which were released in 1996, so they are a fairly new arrival as far as Sonoma County's wine history goes.
Steele is another winery to visit and Jed Steele is known for his Chardonnays, Pinot Noirs, and Zinfandels and built his reputation at Kendall-Jackson.
But some to try are Chalone near the Pinnacles Monument east of Salinas Valley, Talbott in Carmel Valley for beautiful Chardonnays and Pinot, and Bernardus which doubles as a double whammy rejuvenating winery and spa resort.Advertisement
If too much oak is used in the winemaking process, the crisp fruit and bright flavors are masked and the wines start tasting more like Chardonnays than Sauvignon Blancs.
Perhaps they don't like Zinfandel, or maybe have a preference for Italian whites as opposed to California Chardonnays.
The modern day Pinot Noirs from the Yarra Valley are beautifully fragrant, elegant and savory wines, and the Chardonnays are crisp yet complex wines with world class structure.
You may find that you like California Chardonnays or Chilean Pinot Noirs or that you have a favorite winery.