Best California Chardonnay for delivery to the USA

Introduction Having presented some of California’s best Chardonnays from Napa Valley and Sonoma County (just click for reviews), California offers many more excellent Chardonnays from its other regions.  That is why I am dedicating the wine reviews below to areas like Carneros, Russian River Valley and Central Coast. Find beneath reviews and ratings for a… Read More »

Top rated Sonoma County Chardonnays for USA market

Introduction Sonoma County in California has a long history when it comes to wine and Chardonnay remains the most popular grape. Sonoma County, twice the size of its neighbour Napa Valley, extends from Napa on to the Mayacamas Mountains. Climate, location and soil type are diverse, so the wine is getting more and more interesting.… Read More »

Top rated Chardonnays from Napa Valley for the USA

Introduction People might wonder why Napa Valley takes it place between the best Chardonnay producing regions in the world. The reasons are threefold. Producing 4% of California’s wines this valley has this great and unique combination of soil and climate for wine grapes and it has the professionals to optimally use these circumstances. The growing… Read More »

Best of Australian Chardonnay for USA market

Introduction The Chardonnay grape is Australia’s most widely planted white wine variety, the range of styles produced is quite diverse. Given the fact that widespread planting in Australia has been a relatively recent phenomenon, styles are constantly evolving and being refined, yet quite a lot of Chardonnays can already compete with the best in the… Read More »

Best French Chardonnay from Burgundy solely for USA market

Introduction France is one of the best Chardonnay producing countries in the world, with the Burgundy region as its most important contributor. White Burgundy Chardonnay is almost universal. Chardonnay grapes love the chalky, limestone-rich soil of Burgundy. That is a major reason why the area produces so many brilliant wines. Burgundy is considered the birthplace… Read More »

The Difference between Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc

Introduction The following scenario is a very typical and common one: you sit down somewhere in a cafe, bar or restaurant and fancy a glass of white wine. You ask for white wine by the glass. I bet you that 99 times out of a 100 you will get the question as to which white… Read More »

Which Chardonnay food Pairings are the Best?

Introduction It is a well-known fact that Chardonnay produces a wide range of flavours. The reason being it’s ability to grow under various climatological conditions. The colder the climate, the tighter the aromas and the higher the acidity: green apple, unripe pear and white flowers. Chablis and champagne are the classic examples here. In slightly warmer climates… Read More »

How to Describe Chardonnay Wine

Introduction The Chardonnay is one of the best-known (white) grapes in the world. It is not easy to describe how it tastes, as it has so many different faces. For example, Chardonnay without wood ageing and from cool climates tastes very fresh and light. In warmer climates Chardonnays are oily, golden wines that show exuberant… Read More »

Is White Wine Acidic?

Introduction A common complaint of inexperienced wine drinkers is that a particular wine tastes acid. But subsequently they have difficulty to explain what this “acidity” exactly means. A common complaint of experienced wine drinkers is that a wine has “strange, immature acids”. When asked, also they then cannot adequately tell you what they mean. To… Read More »