This is the more successful of Kracher's two Chardonnays. It is both hugely rich and elegant, combining some toast flavors well with the smooth concentrated fruit. To finish, there is a hint of orange marmalade and a fine, delicate balancing acidity.
Roger Voss covers Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, the Loire and South-West France as well as Portugal. His passion is matching food with wine, bringing the pleasures of the table to wine lovers. He has written six books on wine and food, and was previously national correspondent on wine for the London Daily Telegraph. He is based in the Bordeaux region.