Chanin named Top 100 Wineries in the World for the 5th Time!
Chanin named one of the Top 100 wineries in 2021, our Fifth time receiving this honor!
Jeb Dunnuck Scores our 2019 Vintage!
2019 ‘Los Alamos Vineyard’ Chardonnay– 94 Points Boasting a killer bouquet of reductive stone fruits, lemon, chalky minerality, and toast, the 2019 Chardonnay Los Alamos Vineyard is medium-bodied and has flawless balance as well as clean, integrated acidity. Brought up in just 15% new French oak, it’s unfortunate that there are a scant 485 cases […]
The Underground Wineletter’s John Tilson Raves about our 2019 Vintage!
The Underground Wine Letter – https://www.undergroundwineletter.com – CHANIN WINE COMPANY In 2011 I first tasted Chanin Wine Company wines from 2008 and 2009 as well as some barrel samples of 2010s. In September 2011, my first article on Chanin Wine Company also featured Au Bon Climat and Qupé and was entitled The Holy Trinity of […]
Decanter Scored our 2018 Vintage!
2018 “Los Alamos Vineyard” Chardonnay – 93 Points “The nose is dominated by orange rind and starfruit with a subtle note of struck flint behind. The palate is rich, beaming and wide, exuding the sunshine and sandy soils that define this site. The Los Alamos Vineyard bottling is typically the most tropical, flashy and forward of […]
Chanin Named Wine & Spirits Top 100 Wineries!
2018 ‘Los Alamos Vineyard’ Chardonnay – 94 Points ‘Years Best Chardonnay’ ‘Tasting Gavin Chanin’s majestic chardonnay bottling from Los Alamos is like standing on a hilltop in that vineyard and letting the sea spray imperceptibly coat your lips. Beneath the cinnamon spice and the citrus brightness is a kind of bracing, briny green sensation, reminding […]
98 Points! 2018 ‘Sanford & Benedict Vineyard’ Pinot Noir
Not enough can be said about the quality consistently being produced by Gavin Chanin, and he’s produced some of the top wines of 2018. Pulling primarily from sites like Bien Nacido, Los Alamos, and Sanford & Benedict, Gavin’s wines are always exceedingly elegant, with bright acidity, yet they also have depth, length, and a sense […]
Jeb Dunnuck LOVED our 2017 vintage!
2017 Los Alamos Vineyard Chardonnay- 92 Points Starting out, the 2017 Chardonnay Los Alamos Vineyard comes from the sandy soils of the Los Alamos region and spent 15 months in 10% new French oak. Its medium gold color is followed by a gorgeous bouquet of caramelized stone fruits, white flowers, honeysuckle, and brioche. Rich, medium-bodied, […]
All three of our 2017 Chardonnays made ‘Years Best’ by Wine & Spirits!
Chanin was named Top 100 Wineries in the world by Wine & Spirits Magazine! 2017 ‘Los Alamos Vineyard’ Chardonnay (Best Buy)– 93 Points ‘Years Best’ Grown in the sandy soils of Los Alamos, this has a comfortable, effortless feel, from its nutty spiced-apple scent to the mildly oak-driven flavors of caramelized pear. It’s minerally, layered […]
Robert Parker’s, The Wine Advocate scores our 2017 Vintage!
Robert Parkers, The Wine Advocate 2017 Los Alamos Vineyard Chardonnay- 92 Points The 2017 Chardonnay Los Alamos Vineyard, made using 15% new oak, has an open nose of toast, hazelnut and river stone with quince, warm white peach, honeycomb, honeysuckle and citrus peel. Light to medium-bodied, it has a wonderful core of warm, savory accented […]
The Underground Wineletter’s John Tilson loves our 2017 Chardonnays!
– The Underground Wine Letter – https://www.undergroundwineletter.com – CHANIN WINE COMPANY Posted By John Tilson On September 1, 2019 @ 5:36 pm In Distinctive New Wines | 2 Comments  It was in 2011 when I first visited Gavin Chanin who had just launched his own winery after an apprenticeship at Au Bon Climat and […]