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A Golden Vintage

2001 is outstanding for California Chardonnay
James Laube
Issue: July 31, 2003

California Chardonnay may be on the verge of becoming a victim of its own success. This wine is so consistently excellent that Chardonnay lovers may be taking its quality for granted, as in, what else is new? The 2001 vintage is another tremendous year.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands July 31, 2003.

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