Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Ed Hardy Makes Chardonnay?

Look what I found...

Am I the last to know about these things? Ed Hardy making Chardonnay... I found this at Arrow Wine and Spirits off of St. Rd 725 and Lyons Rd. in Centerville. My husband and I decided that we needed to refresh our supply of white wines. Low and behold, Chardonnay by Ed Hardy. My husband was a little skeptical (as was I) but I had to get it. After all, I would have never discovered Blancaneaux or Sofia wines if I hadn't tried them just because Francis Ford Coppola makes them (his winery is my favorite by the way - we belong to their club). So why not Ed Hardy?

Well, I'll tell you why. Because Ed Hardy/ Christian Audigier should stick to tatoo printed clothing and accessories. For such colorful art, this wine had no style. "Inoffensive" is a word I hear a lot when people talk about wines and I've come to translate that to "not much flavor". This Chardonnay was very inoffensive - and I mean that in a bad way. It just wasn't worth it.

Keep in mind - I'm not a wine expert. I just didn't like this at all.

I looked the wine up via Google and didn't find much about the actual wine. Alex the Sea Turtle states in comments to an article "Anytime I see anyone wearing anything Ed Hardy one word comes to mind – douche." Picture me gesturing with the middle finger of my left hand and lovingly stroking the scarf I actually never wear but love to look at with my right. But you get the idea. Not much out there about the wine.

Oh well. The bottle is pretty cool. Would have been cooler if the tatoo chick could be printed on the in side of the label so you had to look through the wine to see it (like Honig's Sauvignon Blanc). Then maybe the naughtiness factor would have kicked in.