Tonight we had another meeting of our wine tasting club. The wine tonight was chardonnay. I'm not a fan of chardonnay, but we had a good variety. The prices of the wines ranged from $8.99 to $16.99.
I wasn't crazy about the $8.99 bottle, but I also didn't like the $16.99 wine. I still prefer a chardonnay that doesn't have an oaky flavor. To be honest, the oaky flavor is the only one I can actually pick out. They were supposed to have traces of apple, peach, pineapple and citrus flavors. I can never pick them out.
My two favorites were a Michel Picard Chardonnay Bourgogne from France and Wakefield Unwooded Chardonnay from Australia. Both were priced in the middle. Most of those at our table gave a big thumbs down to Simi Sonoma County Chardonnay which was the most expensive. I guess that proves that most expensive isn't necessarily best.