Mer Soleil Santa Lucia Highlands Reserve Chardonnay 2017
|Region||California, Central Coast, Santa Lucia Highlands|
Are you looking for a 2013 vintage Chardonnay from California’s Santa Lucia Highlands? Buy Mer Soleil chardonnay online from Vine Republic and send yourself into the bright, warm sunlight that covers the afternoons in Monterey Bay. Named after two of the growing conditions in the Santa Lucia Highlands, you can translate Mer Soleil to “sea” (mer) and “sun” (soleil). This Monterey County coastal appellation has a history of producing crisp Chardonnay that you can enjoy during foggy evenings and mornings, or clear afternoons with bright sun.
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Elouan Pinot Noir 2016 750mlRich, dark and intense fruit flavors take top billing in this 2016 Elouan Pinot Noir, a wine that beautifully reflects the warm and dry growing season. Dark ruby in color, the wine powers up with aromatics of plum pie, mixed-berry jam and smoky, game-bird characteristics that set the stage for flavors of cherry, blackberry, boysenberry and smoked bacon. The balance is excellent, with solid structure, superb depth and concentration, rich tannins, and a nice smoky, earthy finish. Pair with roasted lamb chops with garlic and herb red potatoes, wild mushroom polenta, or goat cheese and walnut endive salad with raspberry balsamic drizzle.
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Schrader Cellars Double Diamond Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 750mlThe 2016 vintage of Double Diamond opens with layered, intriguing aromas of black currants, dark cherries, blackberry, cherry compote, toast, and oak spice with notes of herbs, pine cone, and dried earth. In the mouth, the palate is rich and juicy, bursting with big, rich flavor. The tannin structure makes this a great wine to enjoy upon release, but it will also mellow nicely for the next two to six years.
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Mer Soleil Reserve Pinot Noir 2017 750mlWith the alluring color of dark plums, this wine features scents of ripe cherries with cocoa, pomace, blueberry, toasted wood and a soft, powdery whiff of old-fashioned lipstick. The palate is all about texture - entry is soft, with a round, complete quality. Flavors of cherry cobbler mingle with cola notes and hints of anise. Tannins are structured yet extremely fine, providing a lush, lingering mouth feel. On the finish, a wisp of acidity adds balance and freshness, a reminder of this wine's origins in a cool, coastal region of California.
Shafer Red Shoulder Ranch Chardonnay 2017 750mlThe 2017 offers lush, luxurious aromas and flavors of melon, honeysuckle, apricot, pineapple and flint all held together with effortless structure, elegant balance, and energy that comes from pure, Chablis-like acidity.
Spring Mountain Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2015 750mlThe 2015 vintage was one of our earliest, bookended by cold, wet weather in the spring that impacted fruit-set and by a warm, dry ripening season in the fall. Crop size was smaller overall, but quality was excellent. We had very small berries and loose clusters that led to even ripening and intensely concentrated flavors. There was a great skin to juice ratio that favored high-quality tannin extraction and concentration. The wines from 2015 show a good balance between freshness and power.
Pahlmeyer Jayson Red 2017 750mlJayson Red Wine is a distinctive blend of Bordeaux varieties from some of Napa Valley's finest vineyards, crafted to express each vintage with intensity and richness.
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Faust Cabernet Sauvignon 2017 750mlThe 2017 Faust Cabernet is a blend of our estate vineyards in Coombsville and Rutherford and mountain sourcing in Atlas Peak, Mount Veeder and Howell Mountain. Intense yet fresh with juicy blue and black notes. Notes of dark chocolate and dried herbs seduce the palate while silky tannins and lifting acidity leads to a layered and lingering finish.
Far Niente Chardonnay 2018 750mlBuy Far Niente Chardonnay online from Vine Republic if you enjoy a Napa Valley white with tropical aromas. Citrus and melon aromas immediately take over your nose, and they are complemented by honeysuckle and toasted oak. This 2013 vintage has a juicy entry of lush citrus that transitions quickly into a vibrant and oily palate. The finish is clean and refreshing with some mineral hints, which gives this wine a well-integrated progression that builds to a clean and refreshing finish.
Belle Glos Las Alturas Vineyard Pinot Noir 2018 750mlDeep garnet in color with an aromatic medley of black cherry, marionberry, ripe plum and a hint of anise. Dark fruit on the palate with flavors of wild berries, caramelized oak and cacao nibs complemented by subtle notes of vanilla, cedar and a hint of lavender and forest floor. Rich and unrestrained, this wine's abundant fruit is beautifully balanced by firm acidity and layers of red and black fruit.
Belle Glos Clark & Telephone Pinot Noir 2018 750mlDeep ruby red in color with scarlet highlights, Clark & Telephone opens with bountiful aromas of red fruits of cranberry and raspberry jam, laced with clove, cedar, and holiday baking spices. Bold and complex flavors of crushed ripe cherry, cranberry and blueberry pie linger on the palate. The texture is rich and lively, and leads into a warm and structured finish.
Groth Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 750mlThe density of the deep-garnet color hints at the extraction in this wine. Aromas of spiced cherries dominate the alluring nose, accompanied by cassis, dark plum, and a savory touch of anise. Smooth and juicy on the entry, the palate builds quickly with full mouthfeel and bright acidity. There is a clean elegant progression of lush plum, bright cherry, tart red currant all riding on abundant but not overpowering tannin. The spiced cherries make a reappearance late in the finish. Sit with this one for a while, get to know it, and enjoy the evolution. Elegantly powerful now, this will be a real stunner in 10-15 years.
Earthquake Cabernet Sauvignon 2017 750mlThis vintage from Michael David Winery is an intense wine with a brilliant deep purple color. It shatters from the center of your glass all the way out to the rim. Buy Earthquake Cabernet Sauvignon online from Vine Republic if you are looking for a wine that is well-structured, full bodied and capable of leaving your senses shaking after every sip. Always rated well by Wine Advocate, Earthquake is distilled from a vineyard in Lodi that was planted around the same time as the historic San Francisco Earthquake of 1906. This cab is juicy with fruity notes coming front and center before giving the palate plenty of structure. Black cherry compote is both the featured aroma and flavor on the palate, but there are hints of blackcurrant. This combination gives Earthquake Cabernet Sauvignon a taste that is still 100% cabernet: infused with just the right amount of anise, cocoa and tobacco leaf to give it character. The French oak casks it is aged in shine through in the charcoal and smoky notes that mix on the finish. Much the same as every wine on the list at the Michael David Winery, Earthquake Cabernet Sauvignon finishes smooth thanks to mild tannins and a high-note finish. This wine is priced well enough that you should have no issues pairing it with a flavorful meat or pasta. You also can add it to your cellar for the next five years.
Orin Swift Mannequin 2017 750mlThe nose opens with rich aromatics of Meyer lemon, honeydew, butterscotch and honeysuckle, with accents of jasmine, white pepper and fennel pollen. A massive palate consists of ripe white peach and a bold Werther's Original entry and a layered mid- palate of nectarines, pineapple and honey. A touch of green apple and wet stone culminate in a concise creme brulee finish.
Honig Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 750mlThis Napa Valley red features a plethora of aromas and flavors, featuring ripened wild berry and plum framed by spice, vanilla and toasted oak. Lush tannins flow well into a long finish that is nicely accented by more bright fruits. Looking to pair this 2012 Cab with a meal? Serve it next to a rack of lamb, steaks or braised beef. Buy Honig Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon online from Vine Republic today, and drink it now through 2024!
Poggio al Tesoro Mediterra 2016 750mlRuby red in colour with purple tints, this is a fragrant and intensely fruity wine, in which blackberry, plum and cherry are underpinned by spicy notes of white pepper and elegant herbaceous aromas. On the palate, it is fresh, intense, and surprisingly persistent. Pair with meat dishes, cured meats and medium-mature cheeses such as pecorino, caciotta and toma. It should be served slightly chilled with fish dishes such as mullet with tomatoes, fish stews and Livorno-style baccalà (traditional salt cod). Serve at 14-16°C and open just before serving.
Conundrum Red 2017 750mlWhen you buy Conundrum Red blend online from Vine Republic, be prepared for an exciting, complex wine. To the nose, Conundrum Red comes across almost floral. But when the chocolate flavors and smooth tannins hit your palate, the richness and complexity of this wine will leave you wondering which wine you’re actually tasting. Conundrum Red is a California 2012 vintage made with a non-traditional blend of grapes. We know that you’ll have fun exploring a wine that truly breaks the rules! Conundrum Red is quite the quandary; almost floral on the nose with velvety chocolate flavors and silky smooth tannins that add richness and complexity.
Silverado Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon 2017 750mlAromas of Linzer cookies and savory herbs. A fresh, clean palate with flavors of dark cherry cola, black raspberry, and hints of sweet tobacco. Full-bodied and smooth with a lingering berry finish.
Frank Family Chardonnay 2018 750mlHailing from acclaimed vineyard sites, the 2018 Carneros Chardonnay offers a creamy full body complemented by fresh, persistent acidity. Layers of yellow apple, lemon curd, baked pear, and toasted brioche lead to a balanced and lasting finish of vanilla and baking spice.