9 Diverse California Chardonnays

New reviews of Golden State Chardonnays from Sonoma, Napa, Santa Barbara and beyond

9 Diverse California Chardonnays
Founded in 1975, De Loach Vineyards was one of the first wineries in Russian River Valley. (Alex Rubin)
Feb 24, 2020

Chardonnay lends itself to almost any winemaking preference; which is perhaps why it remains the Golden State’s most widely planted white grape, and America’s most favorite wine. Here we highlight a handful from recent tastings that showcase the grape’s range.

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