Product Type: Santa Cruz Wine
Newest Review: ... dinner, we went to a pub down the road and the 3 of us shares this bottle of Blossom Hill Chardonnay. Blossom Hill is a Californian bra... more
Chardonnay, chardonnay, how I love you Chardonnay! (it's a song)
Blossom Hill Chardonnay
Member Name: aclevername
Blossom Hill Chardonnay
Advantages: Beautiful flavour, delicious, refreshing, fruity, cheap, widely available
I absolutely love white wine of all varieties. I seem to go through periods of drinking wine regularly and then not fancying it for months and months favouring beer or lager, but at the minute I am going through a major wine stage!
I only drink white. I find red too harsh and it stains your tongue red leaving bits of grape debris on it! I had never even heard of rose wine until I was over 18 and the first time I heard it mentioned I was unsure of whether or not the person was joking! Rose wine tastes like juice and I find it difficult to stop myself knocking it back like it is juice as well! I have had less than 5 bottles of red and less than 5 bottles of rose in my whole life - I've probably had closer to the 2 bottles of each mark ever! I don't really believe in red or rose wine, being unable to see what other people see in them!
~ Price and availability ~
I went out for my latest wine purchase on Friday night and managed to buy this Blossom Hill Chardonnay as part of a 3 for £10 offer at my local shop. I chose 2 different bottles of wine as well, which were enjoyed on Friday and Saturday night and this, the third bottle is being enjoyed tonight!
It is currently available in Asda for £5.50 and is available in most supermarkets and off licences. I have seen it for over £6.00, but usually buy it when it's on offer.
~ Bottle ~
The bottle is a standard 75cl symmetrical glass bottle with a label on the front with the Blossom Hill logo on which is a simple deisgn of a hill with blossom on the top and the bottle is clearly marked Chardonnay. It comes with a handy black screw cap and has the letters 'BH' on the top of the bottle.
~ About Blossom Hill ~
Blossom Hill is a Californian brand that produces a large variety of wines from a variety of different grapes. It claims to be the UK's number 1 wine brand. It is a brand of Diageo, which is a British multinational alcoholic beverages company and the world's largest producer of spirits and a major producer or beer and wines (producing Smirnoff, Bailey's and Guinness to name a few).
~ Taste ~
The wine smells and tastes beautiful. It is supposed to have ripe melon and apple aromas with a hint of vanilla. It does smell fruity, but I personally am unable to pick out melon or apple aromas. It tastes lovely - fruity and refreshing, with a bitter kick that hits you on the back of the tongue leaving your mouth watering and thirsty for more.
It is so tasty and delicious. I savour every sip! I really do love this wine and would recommend it to anyone who likes tasty and delicious drinks!
It is 12.5% alcohol. I usually only drink half to three quarters of a bottle as I tend to share with my other half so have never got drunk or had a hangover from it, but like most alcoholic drinks it does dehydrate you.
~ Overall ~
Overall this is a beautiful chardonnay. Delicious, fruity and refreshing, I would recommend it. It is not too expensive either and getting it on a 3 for £10 deal (which seem to be becoming increasingly difficult to find) is always a bonus!
Summary: A devine white wine!
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