Wine Enthusiast - Chardonnay Celebration

Chardonnay for Everyone

No matter your budget, there's a great Chard waiting for you. Chardonnays are dynamic and diverse. Modern iterations hail from the variety's viticultural birthplace in Burgundy, France to the United States, Australia and beyond, with stylistic interpretations that range from crisp and steely to bold and voluptuous. It can be a value-minded, easy-drinking pour, or a pricier selection of great structure, depth and pedigree capable of long-term cellaring.

Like Goldilocks, from a profile and price perspective, everyone has their own "just right" when it comes to Chardonnay.

To help discover new selections that align with your personal prefrences, we combed through recent Chardonnay reviews from around the globe to find outstanding wines diverse enough in flavors, textures and price points to please anyone.

2019 Dance Chardonnay

The aromas intrigue on the nose, with notes of clarified butter, straw, spice and pumpkin. The palate shows depth and breadth to the stone fruit flavors but also sophistication. The balance is exquisite. For those looking for a full-bodied Chardonnay where the oak doesn't steal the show, this is a shining example. 93 points, Wine Enthusiast, Editors' Choice

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