Chardonnay is one of my favorite grapes and at the same
time, one that I don't want to get locked into. Sometimes,
I come across an exceptional one, sometimes one that is bad,
and other times one that is just bad for me. I hate the
heavy oak and the butter expressed in some styles of Chardonnay.
I consider this wine middle of the road. It is a
competent Chardonnay without to much oak or butter, but it
doesn't rate up against my favorites. But then again, this
wine is at least $5 a bottle less than those too. That's
why I consider it mid-grade, but better than average for its
Summarily, I think that this wine is pretty much part of
a label that will replace a lot of other staples for pubs
and restaurants, and does so quite admirably. Let's see if
it gives YellowTail a run for the money.