Uncork This - Catena 2007 Chardonnay Mendoza (Argentina)
Made from vineyards grown in a cooler, high altitude region to achieve lively acidity, yet also to gain ripeness crucial for breathtaking chardonnay. Soft and medium-bodied with layers of creamy vanilla, mango, butter-sautÈed peaches and a refreshing citrus finish. Sw=2. $18. 4 stars.
This wine is featured in this week's Corkscrew column - White wine with steak keeps you cool. Taylor Eason is an internationally syndicated wine columnist.