2011 StickyBeak Chardonnay

The aromas of apples and pears baking in a pie waft up from the glass. This is pillow-soft on the palate. All the flavors are just as soft, showing baked fruit, cantaloupe, butter and a bit of vanilla. The fini...

2011 Shoofly Chardonnay

Aromatic white flowers give this Chardonnay a unique and lovely signature. The nose shows apples and magnolias. Pears and apples lead on the palate, some melon shows on the mid, all with white florals running t...

2011 Rodney Strong Chardonnay

Butter, vanilla, and apples show on the nose. Butter, toast, and apple, in that order, show on the palate. Some lime shows on the finish. Drink with baked chicken and peaches. Recommended. 86 points. WHO: Ro...

2010 Ceja Napa Carneros Chardonnay

Pears, apples, and butter show on the nose. Pear, lemon cream, and lemon pith show on the palate. The texture is buttery and smooth, flavors fresh and bright. It shows touches butter and vanilla, but all very r...

Perrier-Jouët Grand Brut

Invest a few dollars in a champagne stopper for this champagne, and serve it for two occasions. First, sip it with caviar on New Year’s Eve.  The wine is a pale tan-yellow with tiny bubbles in the glass, and th...