This Chardonnay from Landmark — featuring an all-new, stripped-down label design — is everything you want from a California Chardonnay, for better or worse. Nutty, apple-tinged notes play on the nose, and the body matches that in stride. The body reveals the lightly woodsy notes, grilled fruits, buttery nuts (or nut butter?), and a mild, easy finish. Big, rounded body. I preferred it quite cold, actually, vs. when it began to warm in the glass.
If you’re into Chardonnay, this is a Chardonnay to be into.
B+ / $25 / landmarkwine.com