Lower- and no-oak chardonnay is getting a lot of attention in California these days — especially among the “New California” set — but this style of chardonnay has been popular for many years in Long Island wine country — and this is Mattebella Vineyards‘ first foray into the barrel-less chardonnay game.
Producer: Mattebella Vineyards
AVA: North Fork of Long Island
Price: $17 (sample)
(3 out of 5, Very good/Recommended)