2018 Au Bon Climat Wild Boy Chardonnay

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  • Chardonnay
  • California
  • 89 / 100 Critic Rating
  • Wine name: Au Bon Climat Wild Boy Chardonnay
  • Vintage: 2018
  • Producer: Au Bon Climat

The 2018 Au Bon Climat Wild Boy Chardonnay is a white wine from the Californian region of Santa Barbara. The winemaker is Jim Clendenen, the “Wild Boy” that founded Au Bon Climat winery in 1982 at the age of 29.

The wine is made entirely from Chardonnay and features notes of tropical fruit, nuts, butter and toast. It’s a wine we would suggest to pair not only with seafood, fish or sushi, but we also see chicken to be a good fit too. It can be enjoyed on a casual weekday, but its very peculiar label makes the bottle a well thought, impressive gift.

The connection of ABC Wild Boy Chardonnay with Jim Clendenen couldn’t be more evident. Not only the wine is named after his nickname, but his face is depicted on the label, a very colourful, triangular shaped little piece art able to convey a sense of modern in a psychedelic taste.

  • Colour: White
  • Style: Still
  • Grape: Chardonnay
  • Aromas & Flavours: Butter, Nuts, Toast, Tropical fruit
  • Food pairing: Chicken, Seafood & Fish, Sushi
  • Occasion: Casual weekday, Ideal gift, Impressing friends, Relaxed dinner party
  • Critic Score: 89 / 100
  • Critic: Average Score

Selected Vintages

All our bottles are selected to be ready for our customers to enjoy them. The vintages we picked are among the best expression of the wines in our catalogues, right at their optimum ageing time.

 

Single Bottles Available

We don’t require a minimum order. Whether our customers wish to purchase a single bottle for a gift, or just to taste it themselves for the first time, we believe wine is a very personal journey and so all our wines are available for single bottles purchase as well as in larger quantities.

 

Next Day Delivery

All the orders placed before 3pm are delivered the very next working day. We use different courier partners in order to be able to pick the safest option for the bottles to be transported. Our service covers deliveries to the United Kingdom only and it is free of charge for any order above £200.

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