2011 Mer Soleil Chardonnay Silver Unoaked
157 Ratings
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157 Ratings
2011 Mer Soleil Chardonnay Silver Unoaked

Wine Details

Vineyard

Mer Soleil

Varietal

Chardonnay

Style

White

Winemaker's Notes

This unoaked wine captures the pure, clean expression of Chardonnay from our Mer Soleil Vineyard in the Santa Lucia Highlands of Monterey County. The mineral essence is reminiscent of the classic Chablis style with the tropical elements found in the Chardonnays of the Pacific Coastline. Grapes are fermented in cement tanks, without oak contact.

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Vineyard

Mer Soleil

Varietal

Chardonnay

Style

White

This unoaked wine captures the pure, clean expression of Chardonnay from our Mer Soleil Vineyard in the Santa Lucia Highlands of Monterey County. The mineral essence is reminiscent of the classic Chablis style with the tropical elements found in the Chardonnays of the Pacific Coastline. Grapes are fermented in cement tanks, without oak contact.

Expert Reviews
  • Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines
    (From 2006 Vintage) By Mer Soleil. One of the things wrong with unoaked Chardon-nays in the past has been the tendency to draw them from the least successful parts of the vineyard and to put them out young in order to take advantage of their freshness. But freshness is not an adequate substitute for depth of character, and even here in a wine of tremendous ambition, with the grapes chosen from a very good vineyard, the wine has come up with more vitality than with true depth and honest to goodness range. Instead it ...