Mendocino's Chardonnays boast an impressive range of flavors from the expected buttered, oak overtones to the fresh, fruit flavors of apple, pear, citrus and melon, leaving a lasting palate impression.
Chardonnay will pair well with poultry dishes, pork, seafood or recipes that have a heavy cream base.
MENDOCINO's CHARDONNAY WINES
Terra Savia Chardonney
This organic chardonnay is finished with no oak aging to preserve the fresh citrus fruit prevalent in our Terroir. The clean refreshing fruitiness of this wine makes it an excellent dining companion, enhancing the flavors of food pairings suited to white wine.
Meyer Family Cellars
The exquisite balance of fruit, oak, sugar and alcohol is soft on the palate and long and round in the finish pairing well with a variety of fine desserts especially chocolate!
Recognized for its internationally acclaimed Pinot Noirs, Harmonique has recently offered an Un-Oaked Chardonnay. Produced only in small lots of less than 250 cases, it is available only at the Tasting Room and select restaurants.
Pacific Star Winery
Join them at the oceans edge to enjoy this picturesque coastal winery, where they handcraft wines from the finest old vine vineyards in Mendocino County. Or stop by the tasting room in the Skunk Train Depot Mall in Fort Bragg.
Maple Creek Winery
Nestled between the Anderson Valley and the Alexander Valley in Yorkville Highlands are the bucolic hillside vineyards of Maple Creek Winery. Chardonnay, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Zinfandel and Symphony grapes are grown in their vineyard to make these wonderful Artevino wines.
Jeriko Estate Wineries
Their mission is to handcraft the fruit from this naturally bountiful region into the distinguished wines for which Mendocino County is becoming famous. Jeriko Estate is open to the public daily from 10 - 5:00 P.M. and also offers lodging in Mendocino Wine Country.
Rich Parducci of McNab Ridge Winery, makes wine in the style made famous by his grandfather, John Parducci: complex, approachable, and enjoyable to drink."We make wine that gets people to ask for a second glass" says Rich. McNab Wines are made with Mendocino County Fruit Exclusively.
Philo Ridge Chardonney
Tank fermented, thus no oak or malolactic
fermentation. This makes for a very fruit forward
Chardonnay. The fruit came from Husch vineyards in Philo,
Mendocino, CA. Philo is known for warm days
and cooler nights ensuring long hang time for the
fruit. These 35 year old Chardonnay vines are
Parducci Chardonnay has clean and classic aromas and flavors of apple, melon, and citrus.
Gold Medal Winner