abc…anything but chardonnay

Over the last couple of months, we’ve been chatting about Chardonnay and you’ve told me what you like and don’t like about the ones you’ve tasted.  The common thread in many of these conversations:  The big butterball style chardonnay is so last season.

So you can imagine my excitement when this sweetheart of a bottle appeared on my radar.   David Bruce Chardonnay – bright fruit and very little oak with flavors of lemon, apple, mango, bright acidity, minerals, creamed peaches and vanilla bean.  And I’m happy to report no butterball in site.

David Bruce Chardonnay is here exclusively for you.  And when I say exclusively for you, I mean Vine & Table is the only one carrying it. Yep, that is so this season.

Oh, I almost forgot:  It’s the lowest price in the Midwest at $14.49 per bottle.  Hope you were sitting down for that one. ~ Bethann

Bethann Kendall

About Bethann Kendall

I am so very excited to introduce myself to you. As the Wine Buyer and Sales Lead for Vine & Table, I get the best of both worlds: Indulgence in my passion for wine AND the opportunity to share this passion with you. Just a few things you might want to know about me: I spent some of my early years in the fine dining industry and quickly learned I had a talent for pairing food and wine. It wasn’t long after that when I realized I needed to know anything and everything about my favorite beverage. The next logical step was the Sommelier program, which is an ongoing journey to both satisfy my personal growth and to exceed your expectations. follow me on twitter: twitter.com/vinovent
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One Response to abc…anything but chardonnay

  1. Peggy says:

    I think it’s just a new trend. While in Somona, we heard it too. Apparently, all of the winemakers thought it would be a great idea to use steel instead of oak. Personally, I like butter and it’s something that differentiates chards from the other varietals. I’m sure those wines are good but I think butter and oak still have a following. I’ll probably go for a nice sauv blanc instead.

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