Is there a better value in Chardonnay than this? Not if you love wine done in a dark gold, oily, buttery, oaky style. This is not a wine to cellar, but it certainly is a wine to savor. Green and yellow apple fruit manages to cut through all the buttery flavors.
Paul Gregutt is a Contributing Editor for Wine Enthusiast magazine, a founding member of the magazine’s Tasting Panel, and reviews the wines of Oregon and Canada. The author of the critically-acclaimed Washington Wines & Wineries—The Essential Guide, he consulted on the Pacific Northwest entries in current versions of The World Atlas of Wine and The Oxford Companion to Wine.Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.