Kendall Jackson Vintner's Reserve Chardonnay 2017
This wine interlaces a light buttery-oak nuance with vibrant, appealing fruit flavors. It's medium weight yet fresh, with a smooth, well-balanced palate that displays a harmonized mix of savory oak and citrus nuances.
Kendall-Jackson's 2017 Chardonnay Vintner's Reserve is a reliably delicious, affordable wine that hits all the right notes for a barrel-fermented Chardonnay in its price range. Tangerine, dried flowers, vanillin and honey notes all meld together in a supple Chardonnay that can be enjoyed upon release. Kendall-Jackson's ability to make the Vintner's Reserve Chardonnay, with production of in excess of 2.5 million cases per year, at this level of quality, is truly remarkable.
Fruity, featuring well-balanced flavors of white fruit and spice, with buttery accents. Clean finish. Drink now.
Toasty stone fruits, melon, and spice notes emerge from the 2017 Chardonnay Vintners Reserve, and it's a medium to full-bodied, sweetly fruited, pleasure-bent effort ideal for near-term drinking.