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Mer Soleil Silver Chardonnay 2017 Wine Review

Mer Soleil Silver Chardonnay 2017

Mer Soleil Silver Chardonnay 2017

Monterey County, California, United States

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $24.95

Drink: 2020-2023

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.8%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: White Wine


Winery: Mer Soleil

Agent: Andrew Peller Import Agency

Natalie's Score: 88/100

Mer Soleil Silver Chardonnay was first produced in 2005 by Charlie Wagner and has kept its rich, full-bodied and unoaked style. Brought up in stainless-steel and cement tanks, this Chard is fresh with blanched almond, bright apple, soft tropical fruit and citrus flavours finishing crisp with clean mineral flavours on the palate. Pair with grilled shrimp.

Chardonnay food pairings: spinach and pepper jack stuffed chicken, lobster with melted butter poached whitefish in white wine sauce.

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This Mer Soleil Silver Chardonnay 2017 was reviewed on April 24, 2020 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Daniel O'Keefe rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

The big, full, and rich Californian style Chardonnay without all of the oak. Creamy and buttery with tropical fruit, citrus, and hints of apple. Full bodied clocks in at 14% ABV. Without the barrel influence, pretty easy drinking despite the body. Very nice alongside roasted poultry and vegetables.
Love this unoaked Chardonnay from Monterey County, California. Hasn't changed much since 2005 when first made by Charlie Wagner. Dry with good weight with ripe tropical and orchard fruit on the palate. Aged in stainless steel and cement tanks. Warming at 14.8% abv. Chill and enjoy now with grilled shellfish. - Community Wine Reviews

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