Comme ci, comme ca

Maybe Chardonnay from France should be fermented in oak barrels, is what we came away thinking at the end of this bottle. Old oak, to be sure, but setting aside issues of some Chablis, maybe wine from France that is fermented in stainless steel doesn’t receive the same loving caress received by other French wines. Maybe French wine from stainless strays too far from tradition. Maybe it’s trying to be something it isn’t, something (egads) new world.

Here’s what we didn’t enjoy … (click through to Unoaked Chardonnay to read the rest)

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Meg Livergood Gerrish

Meg Livergood Gerrish

Partnered with her husband, Meg Gerrish has combined their love of a specific social beverage and her compulsion to give opinions whether anyone asks or not into the website Unoaked Chardonnay. Their review approach is unorthodox, compared to most, but their passion for finding and trying all the unoaked Chardonnays available is unwavering. It’s a mission: “Our hobby, our job, someone has to do it.” Meg worked many years for an ad agency that became wildly famous as soon as she retired. She is currently working on a novel, as are most people.