USA

The Americans have finally learned to tame the oak influence on their whites for everyone's benefit, we are now treated to a broad selection of styles from big, fat and rich to sleek, slender and mineral-driven, finally the variation this state deserves. Cropping up as well are lovely aromatic Viogniers, Rieslings & Gewurztraminers which are a real treat.

75cl, Chardonnay, Sonoma County, De Loach, 2015

I prefer this wine to De Loach's more premium Russian River Chardonnay, which is almost twice the price. The nose takes a little coaxing out, being...

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  £15.00

75cl, Chardonnay, Livermore, CA, Wente, 2012

  £15.50
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75cl, Chardonnay, Paso Robles, CA, J Lohr, 2011

The complex and delicate aromas of lime zest, pear, white blossoms, apricot and vanilla are complemented by an almost sweet, oily, creamy yet well...

  £23.00
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75cl, Chardonnay, Mendocino, Handley Cellars, 2015

The second of the four wines we import directly from tiny producer Handley Cellars, this is a cooler, more mineral style of Californian...

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  £25.00

75cl, Chardonnay, Santa Barbara, CA, Au Bon Climat, 2016

Burgundian in sensibility but with California style is one way of describing Jim Clendenen's Chardonnays. Structure, minerality and restraint...

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  £30.50

75cl, Napa Valley, Stag's Leap Wine Cellars, 13.50%, Chardonnay, 2015

Whilst better known for their Cabernets, Stag's Leap Wine Cellars make some outstanding whites as well. Their Sauvignon Blanc is very good, albeit a...

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  £40.00

75cl, Chardonnay, Santa Barbara, CA, Au Bon Climat, 2015

Burgundian in sensibility but with California style is one way of describing Jim Clendenen's Chardonnays. Structure, minerality and restraint...

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  £42.00

75cl, 13.50%, Ramey Wine Cellars, Chardonnay, 2014

David Ramey's wines have been on our radar for a while now, so we're delighted to have bought in a small parcel of his outstanding Sonoma Coast...

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  £47.00

75cl, Chardonnay, Sonoma Coast, Flowers Vineyard, 2014

Flowers were one of my top three vineyards on my visit to California in June 2013 (along with Ridge & Peter Michael). Based in the cool Sonoma...

  £60.00
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