Mer Soleil

Mer Soleil

Reserve Santa Lucia Highlands Pinot Noir 2018

Last night's wine I opened was the 2018 Mer Soleil Santa Lucia Highlands Reserve Pinot Noir Monterey County California. Winemaker Chuck Wagner.

The nose has notes of cherry, raspberry, plum, all spice, darjeerli g tea, oak and forest floor.

On the palate is dark cherry, raspberry, plum, all spice, vanilla, oakand earth.

This wine is medium bodied and a creamy mouthfeel with medium to medium + acidity and medium fine tannins with a medium to long dark fruit finish. The week has just started and we all received bad news over the weekend of a masterful and astounding winemakers passing. Jim Clendenon of Au Bon Climat had touched many lives with his wonderful and masterful wines. Jim will be surely missed! I truly wish his legacy will live on. Jim was only 68 years young. Have a wonderful week and remember life throws us all curveballs at any time. Please stay healthy and safe. Nostrovia! 🍷🍷🍷🍷
— a month ago

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Jan A

Jan A

Same here, sometimes it's refreshing given the situation (mostly summer weather) but can't imagine to rate any rose anything higher than 94
Sharon B

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@Jan A i agree. I have to say that I really do enjoy a Rosé of Pinot Noir though!


Fine looking 🍤! Cheers!

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