I've been asked to come up with a case of dry white wine to pour at a wine and cheese fundraiser at short notice. Can anyone suggest a wine, maybe an unoaked Chardonnay, in the $6-10 range? Something mass-markety that I'll be likely to find at my local liquor store? It doesn't have to be great -- Just pleasant, inoffensive. There won't be many wine connoisseurs in the crowd. Most people will probably choose the moscato, but we want something dry for those who don't like the sweet stuff.
I tried asking the wine guy at the liquor store. He unhesitatingly recommended Two Oceans South African Chardonnay at a mere $4.99 a bottle. But I found it just not quite good enough -- sour and too oaky. Further suggestions will be appreciated.