Sonoma County is California’s heartland for remarkable Chardonnays. And its Russian River Valley is one of the best appellations for vibrant, full-flavored versions. The following list includes some of the best recent releases from this prestigious AVA. Also in the mix are wines from elsewhere in Sonoma County, as well as from neighboring Napa Valley. Here, Chardonnay does best in cooler climates, like that of Carneros.
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