12 Diverse West Coast Chardonnays

New reviews of Chardonnays from California and Oregon, up to 92 points

12 Diverse West Coast Chardonnays
Talley's estate vineyard in the cool-climate Arroyo Grande Valley is an ideal location for growing Chardonnay.
Jan 11, 2021

Chardonnay can be made in a range of styles, from crisp and lean to creamy and rich. Its ability to express terroir adds even more variety, which has helped make it one of the world's most planted grapes. This week, we've selected a dozen West Coast wines that demonstrate the success and diversity of Chardonnay in California and Oregon.

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