Linden Hardscrabble Chardonnay 2008

If I had the patience to cellar wines, this post would be focused on a vertical of the best Chardonnay in Virginia, rather than a single wine review. Unfortunately, I have little willpower when it comes to Jim Law’s wines, and especially his Hardscrabble Chardonnay. Instead, I feature his 2008, and urge you to readRead more

Different Vintage, Same Results

I’ve raved about Linden Vineyards Hardscrabble Chardonnay on the blog before. So it should come as no surprise that the 2007 Linden Hardscrabble Chardonnay follows in the footsteps of it’s older siblings. For those new to Linden Vineyards, the 5000 case winery and vineyard is located in Linden, Virginia. Having achieved near cult-like status, LindenRead more

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 exploringRead more

Linden Vineyards

As anyone who knows me knows, I enjoy saving the best for last. My case in point, Linden Vineyards. The 5000 case winery and vineyard is located on the Blue Ridge in Linden, Virginia. Owner and winemaker, Jim Law, is highly regarded in Virginia wine circles for producing world-class wines. From the polished Hardscrabble ChardonnayRead more