Santa Lucia Highlands, Central Coast

Morgan

McIntyre Vineyard Chardonnay 2015

Very nice. No overwhelming characteristics but was tiled towards a White Burgundy or a White Rhône. Lovely texture, but could have used more aroma, fruit, and crispness. Medium finish. — 12 days ago

Brooke Weaver Jakubowski
with Brooke
Tom, Iwan and 3 others liked this

Caraccioli Cellars

Santa Lucia Highlands Brut Rosé Blend 2014

Doughy lees on the nose. Tart red fruit, ruby red grapefruit, with a lemon background on the palate. High acid lingers in the finish. — 12 hours ago

Susan Cahoon
with Susan

Kosta Browne

Santa Lucia Highlands Pinot Noir 2014

Darker fruits with a hint of raspberry...found to be surprisingly intriguing. Will be interested in seeing how this develops over next couple of years — 18 days ago

Roar

Soberanes Vineyard Chardonnay 2017

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— 12 days ago

Shay, Paul and 3 others liked this

Alexander-Smith

Santa Lucia Highlands Syrah 2016

Cranberry, pomegranate, tart bing cherry, tart strawberry, rhubarb, ruby red grapefruit, cedar, and white pepper. A medium bodied, fruit driven, complex, Syrah with a pleasant touch of brett on the nose and moderate plus acid in the finish. Needs decanting to really shine. — 10 days ago

Susan Cahoon
with Susan

Mer Soleil

Silver Unoaked Santa Lucia Highlands Monterey Co. Chardonnay 2017

First, this wine was previously in a grey bottle, Why? Beginning with the 2017 vintage, the wine is in a clear bottle, which to me has a much better appeal, to see the wine! Fruit sourced from Monterey County, pale lemon-lime color with aromas of tropical and citrus fruits and slight biscuit notes. This wine is unoaked and fermented in stainless and concrete tanks. On the palate, crisp, with flavors of apple, melon and peach adding in some citrus zest. Balanced acidity, medium body and finish ending slightly on the creamy side. Drink young while its fresh! Tasting Sample! — 12 days ago

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Mer Soleil

Reserve Santa Lucia Highlands Chardonnay 2017

Mer Soleil named after the two forces of nature – “the sea and sun.” Grapes sourced from vineyards in the southern and middle areas of Santa Lucia Highlands, deep Ruby with youthful aromas of red fruits and bits of smoky pepper spice. On the palate flavors of cranberry, raspberry and tart cherry with toasty pepper spice, savory, good mouthfeel. Medium+ finish, fine tannins well integrated ending with fruit and a toasty oak character. Tasting Sample! — 12 days ago

Paul and Daniel P. liked this

Hahn Winery

SLH Santa Lucia Highlands GSM 2015

Cranberry, clove, cinnamon, smokey fruit, moderate plus acid, medium tannins, high alcohol, with a long tart fruit finish. — 4 days ago

Miner Family

Garys' Vineyard Pinot Noir 2017

Outstanding. Not shy at 14.8% alc. and 14 months in French Oak but somehow it toes the line of delicacy. Clean, powerful, and long. Fragrant berries, savory spice, and invigorating acidity. Luxury. — 12 days ago

Flowers Vineyard & Winery

Pisoni Vineyard Pinot Noir 2015

Little more oomph than their Sea Ridge, but still delicious! — 5 days ago

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