Among chardonnays, Chablis is not better, just different

ONCE, years ago, when I was in a restaurant on the Mendocino Coast on a work trip, I overheard an English guy asking the bartender whether she had a white wine with a “butt’ry flavour”. I never forgot it because she poured him a California chardonnay that I knew well, one that wasn’t remotely buttery. And he loved it.

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