The nose offers honeysuckle and citrus blossoms. Tropical fruit comes out on the palate, guava and papaya, with Meyer lemon on the mid-palate. This wine is intensely tropical and floral, and remarkable for the price. Drink with ham and pineapple. Recommended. 89 points. DBH

WHO: Cameron Hughes
WHAT: Chardonnay
WHEN: 2015
DESIGNATION: Lot 549
WHERE: Eola-Amity Hills, Willamette Valley, Oregon
HOW MUCH: $17 (media sample)
POINTS: 89