Vintner's Reserve California Chardonnay (MAGNUM) 2021

America's #1 selling Chardonnay for 32 years and counting! It's no wonder Vintner's Reserve Chardonnay is our most popular release. Handcrafted in small vineyard lots throughout the entire winemaking process, our grapes are from California’s cool, coastal growing regions. Vintner's Reserve Chardonnay is fruit-forward, divinely complex, approachable and exceptionally food-friendly.

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Wine Facts
100% Chardonnay
Alc %


92 points, Editors' Choice, Jim Gordon, Wine Enthusiast, Feb 2021

Concentrated and creamy but not overly showy, this wine is balanced, restrained and layered. It meshes an apple-tart flavor with subtle vanilla and nutmeg nuances while underlying acidity achieves excellent balance.


2018 Vintage 

90 points, Editors' Choice, Jim Gordon, Wine Enthusiast, Apr 2020

Fruity, smooth and slightly spicy, this medium-bodied wine is a crowd-pleaser. Still one of the best Chardonnays with the broad California label designation, it offers delicious peach, ginger and vanilla flavors, and a good balance between ripeness and crispness.


Crafted in small vineyard lots throughout the entire winemaking process. Whole cluster pressed to retain the fresh fruit qualities without the bitterness from stems and seeds. Fermented and aged in French and American oak barrels for richness, toastiness and complexity. Sur lie aging with monthly battonage (lees stirring) for our signature velvety texture and creamy flavor.

93% barrel fermented and aged 7 months in French (4% new) and American oak (6% new)


Grown in California’s cool coastal vineyards. Monterey County provides citrus and lime flavors. Santa Barbara County imparts mango and pineapple flavors. Mendocino County imparts green apple notes. Sonoma County adds ripe pear flavors.

Growing Regions: 52% Monterey County, 31% Santa Barbara County, 15% Mendocino County, 2% Sonoma County

tropical flavors such as pineapple, mango and papaya, with citrus notes. aromas of vanilla and honey. A hint of toasted oak and butter
Primary Aromas & Flavors
lobster, alfredo
Food & Wine Pairing
50° F
Ideal Serving Temperature
white burgundy
Ideal Glass Shape