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.
Straw yellow, with new golden highlights. Subtle perfume of apple, biscuits, spices, flowers and a suggestive sea breeze. Its close contact with yeast triggers ripe fruit aromas with toasty, nutty backgrounds. Its crunchy, vigorous... Read More
Dry, crisp and utterly delicious! This sparkling wine offers citrus flavors backed by mineral notes that lead to a slightly creamy finish. BEST VALUE.... and the perfect wine to pair with: oysters, shrimp tempura and ceviche!... Read More
The bouquet on this Cava is a bit gaseous, with mild lime and apple aromas. In the mouth, it's foamy but fresh and lifted. Flavors of candied apple and mango finish in sweet fashion. Nice for Cava but with limits. Read More