11 Central Virginia Chardonnays To Try!
1. King Family Vineyards
Opening with notes of hawthorn and sandalwood, this Chardonnay is a balance between expression of terroir and delicate oak aging. A rich nuttiness and fresh lemongrass character are carried through a long finish by the elegant structure and acidity.
2. Bluestone Vineyard
A Virginia Chardonnay done in the classic style. This wine, made from grapes grown on the Bluestone vineyard hill, has been aged for a year in oak.
3. Trump Winery
This Chardonnay boasts an attractive light yellow-green color and vibrant pear and lemon aromas. Lush and crispy on the palate, its bright citrus notes beautifully balance the subtle creaminess and vanilla that comes on the finish.
4. Keswick Vineyards
Fresh and vibrant with wonderful acidity, and just a kiss of oak that elevates the fruit and keeps everything in balance.
5. Grace Estate Winery
French oak barrel fermented and aged. Lightly oaky aromas of carmelized pineapple, overripe pear and maple syrup. Flavors of hazlenut, caramel, pecan and a touch of vanilla.
6. Blenheim Vineyards
The Blenheim Vineyards Chardonnay is barrel aged in French, Hungarian, and American Oak. It displays notes of honeycomb, apricot and green apple, with a bright acidity.
7. Pollak Vineyards
This wine presents itself with a golden yellow color and pale hue. Seductive aromas of pineapple, Asian pear, and citrus are balanced with honeysuckle creamy oak. Flavors of pear and exotic fruits are backed with lively acidity. The creamy palate has a lingering finish with satisfying richness.
8. Wisdom Oak Winery
Aged in stainless steel and French oak, this easy sipping Chardonnay offers floral aromas with a bite of crisp apple and a hint of oak.
9. Pippin Hill Farm
Bright aromas of pear, apple and hints of toasted brioche that extend to the palate. A balanced acidity and integrated sweet oak notes create a svelte Chardonnay.
10. Stinson Vineyards
Mouthwateringly crisp with a long finish and round floral nose. Lightly oaked in French barrels for soft caramel and vanilla undertones.
11. First Colony Winery
This 100% stainless steel aged Chardonnay exemplifies the modern approach to this classic grape. This wine breaks away from traditional toasty oak aromas and presents us with a brightness of honeysuckle and bananas on the nose. The vibrant flavors are reminiscent of green apples, peaches, papaya, and ponderosa lemons.
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