The pioneer in Monterey since 1911. At Chalone Vineyard, we believe that great wine comes from great vineyards. A pioneer in the Monterey wine region, we bring you wines that reflect the unique characteristics of these vineyards. the Merlot is sourced from the southernmost part of the region, where the warmer temperatures moderate the cool Pacific breezes. Soft yet full-bodied, it has rich cherry flavors and aromas, enhanced by hints of oak vanilla. 13.5% Alc. by vol.