Fine Chardonnay WineChardonnay isn’t just the most popular white wine in the world – it’s angelic. Anyone with a developed taste for fine wine would struggle to maintain composure after tasting some of the stronger vintages of this masterpiece. Aside from France and the United States, you can expect to encounter bottles from Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Argentina, Italy, Chile, and quite a few others. Every region that produces quality Chardonnay tends to add their own spin to it by including a lot of delicious fruits and changing up their techniques. It’s the perfect drink for experimentation, so why not conduct some research yourself?
You can expect your bottle of Chardonnay to include tastes such as sugary banana, a lush and juicy peach that just explodes in your mouth, robust and tropical pineapple (great for fighting off summer heat), the tried-and-true apple that adds some zest to the combination, or citrus combinations to give your drink that extra edge. If you play your cards right, the taste will always be different, and the texture never stays exactly the same, either. As a result, Chardonnay rewards repeat samplings, and that’s exactly what will be on your mind after you get so much as a whiff of this wine. It may go under different names (usually taking the name of a region, like Burgundy), but the experience is authentic and unique, so even inexperienced wine-lovers will realize what it is within a sip or two.
2016 Xavier Monnot Meursault Les Charmes93WSThis white is saturated with peach, lemon curd, lime blossom, honey and light spice flavors. The plush texture gives this immediate appeal, but there is a firm structure underneath..." Learn MoreFormats Available:As low as $79.99
2019 Xavier Monnot Meursault Les Chevaliers93WENotes of smoke, toast and dill introduce this broad-shouldered Chardonnay. Matured in 15% to 20% French oak, it has piercing lemon and tangerine flavors layered in smoky, savory oa..." Learn MoreFormats Available:As low as $71.99
2019 Xavier Monnot Meursault Premier Cru Les Charmes94WESwirls of smoke and caramelized honey accent white blossom and pear in this fresh-fruited, zesty but opulent white. Tart pineapple and lemon flavors pierce on the midpalate but fin..." Learn MoreFormats Available:As low as $105.00