Chardonnay-Typical taste in varietal wine: often wider-bodied (and more velvety) than other types of dry whites, with rich citrus (lemon, grapefruit) flavours. Fermenting in new oak barrels adds a buttery tone (vanilla, toast, coconut, toffee). Tasting a USD 15 Californian Chardonnay should give citrus fruit flavours, hints of melon, vanilla, some toasty character and some creaminess. Burgundy whites can taste very different.
Have you ever wondered why there are different kinds of wine glasses? This infographic from Wine Coolers Reviews will illuminate the reason for different sizes and differently shaped wine glasses and help you smell the rich aroma of the right kind of wine enjoyed out of the right kind of glass for that wine.