Chardonnay Masters 2013: The medalists

7th February, 2014 by db_staff

A select group of judges put aside preconceived ideas about this global grape variety as wines were appraised on style not region. Here we list all the Chardonnays that received a medal.

OF ALL the world’s grape varieties, no other can match Chardonnay for its geographical reach and stylistic virtuosity. From the great grands crus of the Côtes de Beaune to the “sunshine in a bottle” that represents many people’s introduction to wine, Chardonnay mingles seamlessly with aristocracy and proletariat alike. The flip side of this virtuosity means that, more than any other variety, Chardonnay is particularly susceptible to fashion, making itself loved, derided and misunderstood in equal measures. What better candidate therefore with which to expand The Drinks Business Masters series?

Unsurprisingly for a variety….

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One Response to “Chardonnay Masters 2013: The medalists”

  1. Typo says:

    Going quickly through that list, there are some typos in the list:
    1) Bonterra is a brand from California, not from Chile
    2) TH Chardonnay West Limari from Chile is produced by Undurraga, not by Gonzalez Byass from Spain

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