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Washington Chardonnay evolves with times, styles

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Most of the time, it seems every grape variety except Chardonnay gets headlines — even though it remains America’s favorite wine.

In Washington, Chardonnay was surpassed last fall by Cabernet Sauvignon as the top grape in the state, though not by much. In fact, at 40,200 tons harvested, that’s enough for 2.5 million cases of Chardonnay just in Washington.

This year marks the 50th anniversary of Chardonnay being planted in Washington, with some of the earliest grapes going into the…

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