Last ChanceChardonnay, Bonterra, CA, 2020
Rich buttery cream quickly turns to aromas of honey & lightly toasted almonds followed by tropical aromas of pineapple lemon & crème brulee. Refreshing palate with a minerality that is both bright & clean drawing you into a vibrant tartness & lemon zest
Last ChanceChardonnay "Reserva", Terrazas, AR, 2021
92pts V Real chardonnay character here nicely complemented by hints of toasted oak & licorice undertones. Full-bodied tangy & bitter with some toasted-bread undertones. Lots going on & satisfying. Go-to chardonnay from vineyards in the Gualtallary region
Last ChanceChardonnay, Novellum, Languedoc-Roussillon, FR, 2020
94 Pts JD: A richer styled wine (I've compared this cuvée to a Chardonnay from Mark Aubert), the 2020 Novellum has a medium gold hue as well as a rich, powerful bouquet of caramelized lemon, honeyed almonds, candle wax, and toasted bread.
ChardonnayChardonnay "Mas la Chevaliere", Laroche, FR, 2021
Clear pale straw color. Pungent citrussy aromas on the nose with yellow fruit richness. Bright flavors, ripe fruit in mouth. Good balance and aromatic finish. Enjoy it as an aperitif or with seafood, crayfish, Japanese food and goat cheese.
ChardonnayChardonnay, Alexander Valley Vineyards, Alexander Valley, CA, 2020
Aromas of apple, pear along with a tropical notes of pineapple & vanilla fill the glass. Hints of citrus & bright flavors of pear, apple, tropical fruits & peaches are balanced by the rich mouthfeel. Blend: 99% Chardonnay, 1% Viognier
Last ChanceChardonnay, "Y3" Jax Vineyards, Napa Valley, CA, 2019
WE: 91 Fermented in concrete tank and aged in neutral oak, this steely wine is delicately layered in lemon and papaya. It shows very good substance and style on the lengthy finish.
White BurgundyChardonnay "Secret de Famille", Albert Bichot, Bourgogne, FR, 2018
JS 90pts Sliced cooked apples, honey & straw. Medium-bodied with pleasant fruit & a fresh finish. Winemakers Notes Aromas of citrus & white flowers, evolve into notes of honey & dried fruits. Balanced mouthfeel, skillfully blending vivacity & roundnes
Last ChanceChardonnay "Highland", Morgan, Santa Lucia Highlands, CA, 2018
92pts WE Stony aromas of crisp nectarine taut pear & chalk cut through the nose. The palate is texturally engaging fresh & chalky offering lively flavors of Asian pear lemongrass & Makrut lime leaf with just enough broadness in the midpalate to please ma
ChardonnayChardonnay, "Kara-Tara" Stark-Condé, Western Cape, ZA, 2021
Forks & Corks 2023 Bronze Medal Winner A clean-cut Chardonnay, with creamed apple and pear fruit and flattering details of white blossoms, ground ginger and blanched almond.
ChardonnayChardonnay "Route 121", RouteStock Cellars, CA, 2021
The wine has a brilliant straw color with seductive aromas. The flavors are sharply focused, bright yet expansive with an amazing balance of lemon, pear, fresh herbs and a slight kiss of very pretty French oak that dance together to create a complex wine
ChardonnayChardonnay "Petite Fleur", Monteviejo, Uco Valley, AR, 2021
A bright, translucent yellow in color. Its aroma is reminiscent of white stone fruit. On the palate, it has good acidity and fruit flavors. A fresh and elegant wine.
TempranilloRioja Blanco "en Barrica" Bodegas Manzanos, Rioja ES, NV
A clear bright pale yellow. Fresh citrus nose with smoke & grassy herbaceous aromas. Hints of vanilla, pear, melon & white blossom. Lingering flavors of apple & buttered toast & pastry. Goes well with risottos, paellas, fatty fish & chicken dishes.