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More Than Meets the Eye

Looking beyond California's big two whites reveals distinctive, aromatic wines
MaryAnn Worobiec
Issue: June 15, 2009

Chardonnay reigns among California white wines in both acreage and popularity, with Sauvignon Blanc solidly in second place. But beyond these two frontrunners are a handful of other white varietals and blends that burst with flavors and aromatics, and in many cases carry appeaing price tags.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands May 18, 2009.

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