The Chardonnay grape is the most planted white wine varietal in the world. It is grown in all the major wine making regions of the world. Chardonnay wine got it's start and earned it's reputation for great wine in the Burgundy region of France. Whether Chablis or Corton-Charlemagne the Chardonnay wines from this region set the quality level for every other growing area in the world to achieve. In addition, Chardonnay grapes are used in the Champagne region to make many of those sparkling wines. It is picked early there to maintain a high acid level and understate the fruit. The Chardonnay grape has been very successful in other areas of the world, most notably California and Australia. There are many great Napa Valley Chardonnays and Sonoma Chardonnays that have become staples in many fine wine collections. And Australian Chardonnays are becoming very popular and provide some stunning wine values as well. Wherever they are from you should buy Chardonnay wines at the Ultimate Wine Shop.
This is also very fresh if restrained with relatively high-toned aromas of white peach, floral notes and lemon zest that carry over onto the rich, attractively well-delineated and delicious middle weight flavors. There is enough... Read More
The core of apple and white peach fruit is surrounded by butter, vanilla and hazelnut notes. Intense and compact, with bracing acidity corralling the flavors on the long finish. Best from 2015 through 2022. 65 cases imported.... Read More
By the typical standards of this wine the nose is unusually expressive with textbook Perrières aromas of mineral reduction, citrus, acacia blossom and pear. The detailed, intense and ultra-refined medium-bodied flavors... Read More