Posts Tagged Mer Soleil

Caymus Vineyards: Revisiting an Old Friend

By Glen Frederiksen Attending the "simulcast" of the Wagner Family of Wines (mostly) 2011 vintage release event brought back a flood of memories for me. As I have chronicled, 1983 was the year of my wine epiphany. In the five years that followed,... Read more

2011 Mer Soleil ‘Silver’ Unoaked Chardonnay, Santa Lucia Highlands

Light straw in color, this cool-climate Chardonnay is fresh and spicy in the nose, with crisp apple fruit and an intriguing hint of nuts and earth. Unlike most "unoaked" Chardonnays, this one seems fuller in the mouth, more rounded and less acidic.... Read more

The Wagner Legacy Continues: Caymus and Beyond

By Glen Frederiksen Fellow Las Vegas winos, there is a treat for you coming to town. I have written in the past that the opening of (now two) Total Wine stores in the greater Las Vegas area has helped step up the retail wine game in our fair... Read more