A Challenging Vintage
California's 1998 Chardonnays turned out crisp and austere
Click map for full-sized image Top Scoring , Best Value , and Smart Buys in 1998 California Chardonnay. Find out how some wineries are able to control grape costs. Some of the best California Chardonnay is sourced from the Dutton Ranch in the Russian River Valley.
For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands July 31, 2000.