Happy Chardonnay Day

In order to celebrate Chardonnay Day today, I’ve looked through past WineAndCheeseFriday entries to find those featuring Chardonnay. All of you Chardonnay Lovers out there will be excited to see that we’ve created many entries over the past five years. After reading through them I’m excited to say that we have identified the more commonly found flavors and aromas of apple, citrus, butter, toast and some minerality in these wines. Once we started to get a little more into Chardonnay, we also identified banana, mango, vanilla, cantaloupe, caramel, creme brûlée, and apricot. It’s definitely a wine that can range in flavors and aromas! Read More…

2012 Chappellet Chardonnay and Gabietou

Both our wine and cheese this week are from recent tasting events that we attended. The wine is from Holiday wines at Wm Cross Wine Merchant (http://wineandcheesefriday.com/holiday-wines-at-william-cross-wine-merchant/) and the cheese is from the Friday night Cheese Plus Intimate and Exclusive tasting (http://wineandcheesefriday.com/cheese-plus-intimate-and-exclusive-tasting-friday/). We enjoyed both of them individually at their tastings, let’s see how they do together?

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