Wonderful. It left me wanting more
Great Value Chardonnay
Big aroma and flavor, citrus with mineral notes. Smooth and big body, but not heavy. Some complexity. Long aftertaste. A very good wine and an exceptional value at $22.
Great Burgundy/Great Price
Not quite as full or rich as I was expecting but that probably comes from drinking too many California Chardonnays. I would describe this as mineral, crisp, and very clean from start to finish. This matched very well with my dinner of baked cod and roasted brussel sprouts. Enjoyed and would recommend.
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This does seem a bit more plush than usual for Bonhomme Vire-Clesse, and maybe just a bit softer on the finish. Still, this has all the markings of our house white. No way it will last 10 years here, but I think I can save some for, maybe, five. We'll see....
The finest red and white wines of Burgundy set the standard for Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. At their best, Burgundy wines are the world's most aromatically complex, silky, and seductive wines, thanks to their ineffable combination of fruits, flowers, minerals, and earth, and their ability to project flavor authority without excess weight. But first-rate Burgundies are produced in limited quantities. Burgundy is a minefield for the...
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The best Chardonnays in the world continue to arrive from the region where the grape first emerged: the chalk, clay, and limestone vineyards of Burgundy and Chablis. While the origins of the grape were disputed for many years, with some speculating that the grape came all the way from the Middle East, DNA researchers at the University of California-Davis proved in 1999 that Chardonnay actually developed...
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