Sep 302010

September 30, 2010

Mer Soleil Chardonnay – $35 Mer Soleil Silver Chardonnay – $25 Santa Lucia Highlands, Monterrey, CA (samples provided by Mer Soliel)

I’m combining the review of these wines for one simple reason. The grapes are grown in the same vineyard with exactly the same treatment. The only difference is the wine making techniques. It isn’t often that you get to taste two wines side by side where the technique is the only difference. The wines are made by Charlie Wagner, grandson of his namesake Charles Wagner, founder of Caymus Vineyards. Continue reading »