2009 Blanchard Family Wines Chardonnay, Russian River Valley, Ca, $25 (S) – Rating 90
Blanchard Family Wines Chardonnay from Russian River fruit opens with flavors of ripe apple, pear, vanilla and creme. Balanced fruit and acidity with those subtle buttery notes we enjoy. A rich texture and round mouth-feel with a soft finish of butterscotch and caramel. Check out this small artisan Sonoma producer.