From being the butt of jokes 20 years ago, Chardonnay is now having the best brought out of it by winemakers worldwide. In the Global Chardonnay Masters 2016, there was plenty to enthuse about – we reveal the results in full.
Britain is missing out on some of New Zealand’s best wines, in particular its top Chardonnays, according to the New Zealand High Commissioner to the UK.
Following the Drinks Business Chardonnay Masters 2015, we round up some of the top examples priced under £20 that earned either a Gold medal or Master.
Proving that few grapes can beat the malleability and creative potential of Chardonnay was last month’s Masters tasting, where top-price pours and cheaper oaked styles fared well.