Mer Soleil

Reserve Santa Lucia Highlands Chardonnay

8.822 ratings
8.82 pro ratings
Santa Lucia Highlands, Central Coast, California, USA
Chardonnay
Duck, Shellfish, Goose, Mushrooms, Manchego & Parmesan, Game, Pork, Squash & Root Vegetables, Chicken, Turkey, Cheddar & Gruyere, Meaty & Oily Fish, White Fish, Shellfish, Crab & Lobster, Cream Sauces
Top Notes For
Andrew Lohse

All the malo oak butter richness you could want - and still food friendly

All the malo oak butter richness you could want - and still food friendly

May 12th, 2019
Colin Cahoon

Oak, citrus, and prominent minerality.

Oak, citrus, and prominent minerality.

Mar 24th, 2020
Neal Ferry

Would be great, still developing

Would be great, still developing

Nov 16th, 2019
Carol Tardif

Santa Lucia Highlands 2016 - Mer Soleil Reserve - 9.0
Chardonnay 14.3%
#lecitoyendumonde #wine #vin #chardonnaywine

Santa Lucia Highlands 2016 - Mer Soleil Reserve - 9.0
Chardonnay 14.3%
#lecitoyendumonde #wine #vin #chardonnaywine

Nov 9th, 2019
Rachael

Okay, grassy, buttery

Okay, grassy, buttery

Aug 7th, 2019
Frank Lin

Wonderful aromas and a fragrant finish.

Wonderful aromas and a fragrant finish.

Jun 29th, 2019
Dominique Grenier

Beaucoup de beurre salé, touche de caramel et de poire. J'ai préféré le millésime 2014... Je trouve que le 2016 manque de profondeur et de complexité. Tout de même un vin excellent qui rappelle la poire et la vanille.

Beaucoup de beurre salé, touche de caramel et de poire. J'ai préféré le millésime 2014... Je trouve que le 2016 manque de profondeur et de complexité. Tout de même un vin excellent qui rappelle la poire et la vanille.

May 31st, 2019
S.Carey

Had in FL and liked again, but this time too austere/metallic

Had in FL and liked again, but this time too austere/metallic

May 31st, 2019
Scot Walker

Very buttery and smooth, great use of oak and malo, pairs well with food

Very buttery and smooth, great use of oak and malo, pairs well with food

Nov 18th, 2018
Jeff Venier

Not a Cali Chard fan normally but this is delish. Might be the leftover excitement from talking winemaking with Chuck Wagner yesterday but I loved this wine. Burgundian almost...

Not a Cali Chard fan normally but this is delish. Might be the leftover excitement from talking winemaking with Chuck Wagner yesterday but I loved this wine. Burgundian almost...

Nov 12th, 2018