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10 Chardonnays to start 2014
Chardonnay is America’s favorite wine. In Washington, it’s the No. 1 wine grape variety. It’s the No. 2 white grape in Oregon.
Famed in Burgundy and Chablis, Chardonnay is a chameleon of a wine grape, producing both a crisp wine with beautiful tropical fruit flavors as well as big, buttery versions when aged in oak.
Here are 10 examples of Pacific Northwest Chardonnay we’ve tasted in the past two months.