Although still popular among casual wine drinkers, Chardonnay has taken a few hits to its reputation in recent years. The more committed wine drinking public today tends to pass on the fleshy, oaky, buttery style that California made popular in the 1980’s leaving wineries with a choice—please the masses with oak, butter, and sugar or please the wine intelligentsia with a more restrained, elegant style. 178 more words
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By Raymond Lamontagne
Happy (belated) Global Champagne Day! There is probably no better way than a champagne tasting to shake off what has become a considerable amount of wine writing rust. 2,284 more words
- NV Gruet Winery Chardonnay Blanc de Blancs Sauvage – USA, New Mexico (10/6/2018)
Tasted non blind.
Light yellow color in the glass, clear looking throughout with medium, steady beading. 29 more words