9 Chardonnays from Up and Down California

There's diversity in the Golden State's signature white grape, as these new reviews attest

9 Chardonnays from Up and Down California
Hahn is a pioneer in Monterey, having pushed for the creation of the Santa Lucia Highlands appellation, which was granted in 1991. (Courtesy of Hahn)
Jun 24, 2019

We are showcasing California's most widely planted variety this week, with nine Chardonnays from different appellations. More than half of these picks are $25 or less.

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