2019 Lincourt Carol Ann Chardonnay, Sta. Rita Hills
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.
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.
Sta. Rita Hills
Rancho Santa Rosa West and East
September 12 - September 25, 2019
17 months in French oak, 40% new
June 15, 2021
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.
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.