Linden’s Hardscrabble Chardonnay
One of my favorite wineries in Virginia, Linden Vineyards, produces a Chardonnay that easily rivals its higher priced competition from Napa Valley. The Hardscrabble Chardonnay, produced by Jim Law (owner and winemaker), is consistently outstanding in every vintage. Linden Vineyards is in the upper echelon of Virginia wineries and is a “must visit” when exploring Virginia’s wine country (read more about my visit to Linden here).
I happened to open the 2006 bottle recently, and once more, was astounded by the quality, complexity, and balance of this age-worthy Chardonnay. Retailing for $26, only 293 cases were produced. A 90 plus point wine that leaves you wishing you had a case in the cellar. Cheers!
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