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.
Our Estate Chardonnay shows what this famous grape can do on the North Fork of Long Island. The wine is a blend of six plantings of Chardonnay fermented with indigenous yeast with 50% in neutral French oak and 50% in stainless... Read More
The floral and fruity bouquets of this wine, with mineral and toasty elements, are in harmony with this style of Chardonnay. The aromas of pineapple, pear and watermelon on the nose give way to a supple texture with good fruit... Read More
Bright shiny light copper in color. Vibrant aromas of crisp apples, kiwi, cantaloupe and fresh mint fill the glass. The mouth-feel is refreshing, with mouthwatering fruit and playful acidity. The wine has a long, vibrant and dry... Read More