Airfield Estates 2012 Unoaked Chardonnay, Yakima Valley, $13

By on August 17, 2013

Airfield Estates is a family winery in Washington state's Yakima Valley.Best Buy! Using estate grapes on the northern edge of the Yakima Valley near Prosser, winemaker Marcus Miller has crafted a delicious tree-free Chardonnay from grapes planted in 1995. It opens with aromas of lemon water, minerality, green apple and a spritz of lime. On the palate, it shows off refreshing flavors of dried mango, pineapple and banana. It’s an easy wine to enjoy with scallops, linguine in a cream sauce or baked chicken.

Rating: Excellent

Production: 4,000 cases

Alcohol: 13.9%

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