2010 Kalinda Carneros Chardonnay

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We found this super delicious, in-your-face Chardonnay after tasting a ton of potential candidates for our Kalinda label, more than 20 Chardonnays in the particular tasting when we selected this one. This wine is rich, fruity, oaky and full bodied. It is buttery with a toasty palate impression. The grapes were grown by one of the most famous Chardonnay producers in California whose first wine is our biggest selling Chardonnay. We are not permitted to give out their name but if we were, this wine would sell out in about five minutes. Grab some while it lasts.

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Staff Image By: Jim Barr | K&L Staff Member | Review Date: 10/5/2011 | Send Email
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We cannot tell you who this rich, creamy Chardonnay comes from for legal reasons, but accept the fact that it comes from the best selling Napa Valley Chardonnay producer, ever. Rich, lush, creamy, and loaded with tropical fruit, this vanillan, full-bodied Chardonnay is a wine to rival such great ones as Rombauer. This will be our house white Gem for the month as long as it is around, according to Eby. 14.5% ABV (Jim Barr)

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- It's hard to believe that up until about 30 years ago, this extremely popular varietal hid behind the veil of geographical names like Chablis and Puligny-Montrachet. Now grown all over the world and bottled by its varietal name, Chardonnay has achieved a level of branding unlike any other wine. Surprisingly, though, what you get when you buy Chardonnay can differ greatly from country to country and even within one country, depending on the climate where it's grown and how it is vinified and aged. From fresh, crisp and minerally with apple and lemon notes to rich and buttery with tropical fruit overtones, Chardonnay runs the gamut. In France's Burgundy, Chardonnay is the source of the prized wines of Chablis, Corton-Charlemagne, Mâcon, Meursault and Montrachet. It also the foundation of exceptional Champagne, where it is blended with Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier or vinified on its own into Blanc de Blancs. It is also extremely popular in California, and is gaining popularity in Australia, New Zealand, Italy, Spain and South Africa.

United States

- When people consider domestic wine, they normally think about the state of California. The fine viticultural Region within California, including the Napa Valley, Sonoma, Santa Cruz Mountains, Mendocino and Santa Barbara, are capable of growing grapes of world-class quality. But there's plenty of fabulous wine coming from other states, too. Oregon, Washington and New York are also causing eyebrows (and glassware) to be raised around the world. Click for a list of bestselling items from the United States.


- With the explosive growth that California's wine industry has seen the past several years, it's easy to view winemaking and grape growing in the Golden State as a recent phenomenon. And while it's true that California's viticultural history is brief compared to several European countries, this state's roots date back well over 200 years. Due to the enormous response to California wine within the United States and worldwide, there are thousands of excellent and diverse wines being produced within the state each year. For our entire selection of California wines, please visit this link.
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- Just across the Golden Gate from San Francisco, Carneros is kept cool by Bay breezes and thick fog, and has long been famous for cool-climate pinot noir, chardonnay and sparkling wine based on the two varietals. Warmer pockets have proved interesting and promising homes for syrah, cabernet and merlot.