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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Aubert Ritchie Vineyard 2009, California Chardonnay
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Aubert, Ritchie Vineyard, Sonoma Coast 2009

Aubert, Ritchie Vineyard, Sonoma Coast 2009
A decadent, big-textured style with lashings of new oak, this is packed with baked apple and spice flavors. A cult Chardonnay for sipping, not food. 17.5pts/20 (91/100pts)
Price N/A UK aubertwines.com
Drink 2014-–2020
Alc 15.1%