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Best Chardonnay $20 or under?


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Best Chardonnay $20 or under?

supersharpie | Jan 17, 2009 01:39 AM

My parents and a few family friends are coming over for dinner tonight and we want to buy a very tasty , balanced chardonnay with subtle butter and oak flavors. We have a Total Wine near our house so I have been browsing their selection and cross-checking ratings on cellartracker.

Thus far I have come up with a list of five chards that seem to fit the bill:

2007 Kali Hart ($14.99)
2007 La Crema ($16.99)
2006 Sonoma-Loeb ($17.99)
2006 MacRostie ($19.99)
2006 Smith-Madrone ($19.99)

Any feedback from your experiences drinking these wines would be much appreciated. Also, if you have had a delicious chard under $20 that matches our description but isn't part of my list please name it here.

Thanks for your input!

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