Check out the new, mobile-friendly!

A Mixed 2006 for California Chardonnay

Despite challenging conditions, the new vintage offers scores of flavorful wines
James Laube
Issue: July 31, 2008

There's safety in numbers, and even California's challenging 2006 vintage has no shortage of outstanding Chardonnays. Add to these the hundreds of new releases from several vintages now on the market, and it's easy to find great wines.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands June 18, 2008.

To continue reading this page, become a member today!

Do you have a Wine Spectator magazine subscription? Save 50% on your Online Membership right now!

Already a member?

  |  Forgot Password?

By clicking "Log In" you agree to the Terms and Conditions of


= members only

Keep me logged in      Forgot Password?

Job Opportunities

Passionate about wine? Wine Spectator magazine is looking for an enthusiastic copy editor in the New York office.

Email Newsletters

Sips & Tips | Wine & Healthy Living
Video Theater | Collecting & Auctions
New! Ratings Flash | New! Unfiltered

» View samples
» Or sign up now!
» Manage my newsletter preferences


The marketplace for all your wine needs, including:

Wine Storage | Wine Clubs
Dining & Travel | Wine Auctions
Wine Shops | Wine Accessories