Since 1969, restaurant, hotel, travel & other witty reviews by a handpicked, worldwide team of discerning professionals—and your views, too.

Mer Soleil 2009 Chardonnay

Top 10 Summer Wines 2012

Mer Soleil 2009 Chardonnay, one of our Top 10 Summer Wines 2012

WHITE

Mer Soleil 2009 Chardonnay
Santa Lucia Highlands, California

Part of the Wagner Family of Wine, Mer Soleil is named for the sun and sea (especially the fog) that affect growing conditions for the label's Chardonnay. This barrel-fermented bottle from their 2009 vintage boasts a bouquet of lemon, grapefruit and pineapple. In the mouth, it is creamy and full-bodied, revealing vanilla and coconut flavors on the finish.

Rating: 14/20
Price:
$32

Intro 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10



< Previous | Next >

Check out GAYOT's latest Top 10 Summer Wines

What's your favorite summer wine? Share your thoughts with us and other readers on our forum!


wine.com

More Top 10 Wine Lists

 

PBH061512
(Updated: 06/19/13 BH)

Summer is a thirsty season, one for which beer is tailor-made. Check out our selection of summer suds, from fruit beers to crisp lagers.

The excitement, flavors and aromas of great gin more than warrant its recent worldwide resurgence. Discover this juniper-infused spirit.