What does chardonnay taste like?
This being the case, the taste of chardonnay will depend largely on where and how it’s grown. These tastes can range from light and fresh, like citrus and green apple, to sweet and almost creamy, like peach, guava and mango. Chardonnay is often aged in a barrel, giving it a real oak flavour, as well as hints of biscuit, butter and coconut.
Is chardonnay dry or sweet?
Where does the best chardonnay come from?
While the complex and deeply aged chardonnays of the Clare Valley are notable, the grape is more naturally suited to cooler climates, so drops from Margaret River, the Adelaide Hills, the Yarra Valley and the Mornington Peninsula are amongst the best, particularly if you’re hunting for something light and refreshing. The offerings from the other side of the ditch aren’t too bad either, although don’t tell the Kiwis we said that