Mer Soleil Barrel Fermented Chardonnay 1996
Chardonnay from Central Coast, California
Style: Rich, oaky dry white
Tasting Notes: 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.
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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 California. During the growing season, warmer inland temperatures at the... View More