Duckhorn Chardonnay ($36.99)
Duckhorn Chardonnay, produced by Duckhorn Vineyards near St. Helena, California, uses grapes from the coolest areas of Napa Valley. The chardonnay ferments alongside lees stirring in French oak barrels. The result is a chardonnay that truly represents the unique flavors of the region.
What does Duckhorn Chardonnay taste like? The first aspect of Duckhorn Chardonnay you may notice is its smooth, creamy texture. Then the tart citrus flavor hits you, followed by a finishing taste of lemon and herbs.
J. Lohr Chardonnay ($13.99)
J. Lohr Chardonnay grapes grow in the loam soil of vineyards scattered throughout the Arroyo Seco region around Monterey and Salinas, California. The chardonnay is treated as a soil-to-bottle product, undergoing barrel fermentation with lees stirring to lend it its distinctive character.
What does J. Lohr Chardonnay taste like? J. Lohr produces three chardonnays. The Classic Monterey boasts citrus and stone fruit flavors made from nine months of oak barrel aging. The Arroyo Vista chardonnay, meanwhile, is stronger in citrus and features a silky texture. Finally, the October Night chardonnay brings flavorings of citrus and peaches with subtle elements of oak and chocolate in the finish.
The Stag Chardonnay ($13.99)
St. Hubert’s The Stag Chardonnay is made in the Yarra Valley of Victoria, Australia, in the typical cool-climate style.
What does The Stag Chardonnay taste like? The Stag Chardonnay features the balanced flavorings of grapefruit, Asian pear, and stone fruits. Overlying everything is a strong citrus taste, while the finish delivers a hint of oak.