(KCBS) – KCBS Food and Wine Editor Narsai David reviews two beautiful wines from the Santa Lucia Highlands from Morgan Winery.

Highland 2009 Chardonnay
Very pale straw color. Lush fullness of ripe tropical fruit touched with oak promises a serious wine, and that it is! Bring out your best and richest cream sauces for fish and poultry. The balance is really impressive. Flavors linger long after swallowing. It’s hard to put the glass down…just one more sip! Great price at $26.00.

2009 Twelve Clones Pinot Noir
Medium deep red color. Classic, may I say sexy, Pinot Noir aromas. Ripe purple cherries touched with smoke. Surprisingly soft on the palate. The tannins are substantial enough for a proper backbone, but soft enough to balance the wine now. Absolutely delicious right now. This would just be the tops with a piece of grilled wild California King Salmon. Fine price at $32.00.

Morgan Winery
590-C Brunken Ave., Salinas, CA 93901

Narsai David is the KCBS Food and Wine Editor. He has been a successful restaurateur, chef, TV host, and columnist in the Bay Area spanning four decades.

(Copyright 2011 by CBS San Francisco. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)


Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

Watch & Listen LIVE