Varietal Versatility – Sommelier India tastes Chardonnay wines

July-August 2017. It was warm outside. Delhi’s infamous summer hovering just above the pavement, waiting to swell into a wave of commiseration and ladies with parasols at any moment. The sky between thunder and lead, the trees shedding their leaves, concentrating energies for the intense scorch to come. It was the evening of the Sommelier India Tasting Panel, an event ever guaranteed to be filled with lively conversation, contrasting tasting notes, earnest discussion and all-around bonhomie, says Judith Sciarone.

Labels of the Chardonnay wines tasted by the Sommelier India Panel

In the programme for the evening were Chardonnay wines from across the globe with the unfortunate exclusion of India’s production, whose bottles got stuck with a panel member who couldn’t attend. Of course, India produces a set of lovely wines from this versatile varietal and we shall undoubtedly dedicate a tasting session to these wines in a future issue.


Subscriber Only Content

A paid subscription is required for access to all content other than the Grapevine section. Subscribe below for access to all Sommelier India articles online and to get the print magazine delivered to your doorstep.

Sign In here if you have already subscribed for access. You can request a password from your account page once you’ve entered your email address. If you are unable to access an article after signing in, it may mean your subscription has expired. For other sign in queries email team@sommelierindia.com

Subscribe by Credit Card

 

Subscribe by mailing a Cheque or Bank Draft

Cheques should be in the name of Sommelier India and mailed to the following address:
Sommelier India,
C-320 Defence Colony,
New Delhi 110 024, India

Download our subscription form (PDF) to print and mail with your cheque.

See also  Can Medals & Award Stickers influence consumers when buying wine?