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Illustrious Chardonnay 2020

Russian River

From the fog-cooled vineyards of the celebrated Californian Chardonnay region, Russian River Valley, this top-class white combines a hint of Meursault with classic Cali exuberance. Bursting with ripe tropical fruit, sweet spice and freshness.

Beyond the Label

Tasting notes

Rounded, creamy, ripe tropical and stone fruits, baking spice

Aroma

Ripe apricot, pineapple, peach, crème caramel, orange blossom, nutmeg

Allergy information

Contains sulphites

Illustrious Chardonnay 2020

More information

  • 13.5% ABV
  • 10.13 Units
  • 750.00 ml
  • 2 January, 2025
  • Vegan

On occasion, elite Californian wineries need to move stock fast, and sell parcels of their wine to us at a very advantageous price. The proviso is that we keep their name a secret. This is when we pull out our ‘Illustrious’ labels. As the name suggests, it’s a wine to be revered. We can’t disclose the Californian winery behind this luxurious white, but we can tell you it’s from premium vineyards in Russian River Valley, a region in the heart of Sonoma County known for its world-class Chardonnays. Warm, blue-sky days are followed by cooling evening fog rolling in from the Pacific and covering the vineyards. The ideal conditions to produce grapes with luscious, fruit-rich aromas balanced by an elegant freshness. A superb white to savour.

"A Chardonnay with a taste of luxury. This is a stunning white from Sonoma, packed with rich flavours" Kristina Spencer
Wine expert
Map showing Russian River
Tasting note information