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Mer Soleil Reserve Chardonnay, Santa Lucia Highlands California
91 Points

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Vintage: 2016
BC: $35.0
ON: $35.0
Widely Available: $30.0 to $40 across Canada

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -453142
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WineScores' Review

Levity, creamy, alluring.
The Mer Soleil 'Gold' Barrel Fermented Chardonnay is a a Reserve Chardonnay, recognized for its alluring notes of golden apples, acacia, honeycomb and whipped butter mixed with brown spices. It is creamy with spiced nuts and buttery pastry flavours, the long finish trails with the taste of vanilla
Pair with grilled cheese of smoked cheddar and pears on toasted sourdough, warm buttery cornbread or grilled chicken.

Recommended Pairings
Cheese - Semi Hard / Medium , Girl's Night, White Meat Chicken/Pork, Creamy Dishes

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Wine Scores reviewed - 2019-10-21 09:58:19.0


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