Californian Chardonnay: Elin McCoy's top 10

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Elin McCoy looks at how the big, buttery blockbusters that made the Golden State golden have now taken on a new elegance and balance, both with and without oak. See McCoy's top 10 Californian Chardonnays here...
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Rhys California Chardonnay
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Rhys Vineyard, Alpine Vineyard, Santa Cruz Mountains, 2010

Rhys Vineyard, Alpine Vineyard, Santa Cruz Mountains, 2010
Software entrepreneur Kevin Harvey farms bidynamically and is lauded for his Pinots, but his Chardonnay is also amazingly complex, with floral notes and deep minerality. 17.5pts/20 (91/100pts)
Price £102.83 (2008) Hedonism
Drink 2013-2019
Alc 13.2%