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2019 Lincourt Carol Ann Chardonnay, Sta. Rita Hills

2019 Lincourt Carol Ann Chardonnay, Sta. Rita Hills

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SKU: 105916
Aromas of stone fruit, citrus, and delicate white flower with accents of toasted vanilla wafer. This wine has balanced acidity and would pair nicely with a nutty pecorino or manchego cheese.
Vibrant notes of ripe pineapple, peach, citrus blossom and fresh lemon complement ribbons of vanilla wafer and honeycomb making it a wonderful complement to a variety of foods.

Winemaker Notes

Our Carol Ann Chardonnay takes its name after Proprietor Bill Foley’s wife. This gorgeous wine is a prime representation Sta. Rita Hills chardonnay with its balance of austerity and elegance.

Composition

100% Chardonnay.

Wine Specs

Vintage
2019
Varietal
Chardonnay
Appellation
Sta. Rita Hills
Vineyard Designation
Rancho Santa Rosa West and East
Harvest Date
September 12 - September 25, 2019
Acid
7.2 g/l
pH
3.30
Aging
17 months in French oak, 40% new
Bottling Date
June 15, 2021
Alcohol %
14.3

Production Notes

The grapes were gently wholecluster pressed and transferred to tank after harvest. Regular stirring of the lees imparted additional viscosity and complexity. The wine was aged for 17 months in French oak barrels, 33% new.

Vineyard Notes

As part of the original Spanish Land Grant, Rancho Santa Rosa Vineyard is one of Santa Barbara’s most historic properties. This south-facing hillside climbs from 500 to 1,000 feet above sea level. It features 59 individual micro-blocks delineated by terroir, soil type, elevation, grade and exposure to the maritime winds off the Pacific Ocean.