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Santa Barbara County Chardonnay: Top wines to try

Chardonnay is Santa Barbara's most planted grape. Chris Wilson looks at the Californian County's best Chardonnay zones and Matthew Luczy selects some top wines to try.

California’s Santa Barbara County is by no means a two-trick pony when it comes to grape varieties – with Bordeaux and Rhône varieties well represented and a smattering of Italian grapes too – but it’s hard at times to look past wines made here from Chardonnay and Pinot Noir.


Top Santa Barbara Chardonnays to try, tasted by Matt Luczy


See also:

Santa Barbara County AVA and wines to try

Santa Barbara County Syrah: Top wines to try

15 great Chardonnay wines to try

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