Mer Soleil Barrel Fermented Chardonnay (1.5 L) 2001

Chardonnay from Central Coast, California

Price: $56.99
Item No. 76577
  • WS91
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 1999
  • WE93
  • WS91
  • 1998
  • WS93
  • WE90
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Winemaker's Notes

From the winery that brings you Caymus, comes this utra rich, oaky and dry white wine.

Full-bodied, very rich with concentrated ripe pear and almost tropical fruit as well as integrated oak-grain flavours which continue on to a long, full finish. Ultimate California Chardonnay!

Learn About Mer Soleil

The Mer Soleil Vineyard is named for two natural forces that create its growing conditions: sea (mer) and sun (soleil). With plantings at two separate locations in the Santa Lucia Highlands appellation of Monterey County, Mer Soleil"s Chardonnay vines are nestled on east-facing lower slopes of the Sierra de Salinas range in what is one of the coolest, driest grape growing areas in...

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Learn About Central Coast

The largest of California's wine growing regions, the Central Coast produces the majority of California's wine. The district sprawls out, covering most of the vineyard land between San Francisco and Santa Barbara. Smaller sub-AVAs of the Central Coast include Monterey Bay, Paso Robles, Santa Ynez Valley, Santa Maria Valley, Santa Cruz Mountains and many others. Notable Facts...

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Learn About Chardonnay

Chardonnay (shar-dawn-AY) White Wine's Queen Bee Like Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay can grow just about anywhere. It adapts well to different soils and different climates. While frequently paired with California, its native home lies in the vineyards of Burgundy, France. The only major white grape of the region, Chardonnay is at its best on the rolling...

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