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2019 Lincourt Zoula Nunn Chardonnay, Sta. Rita Hills

2019 Lincourt Zoula Nunn Chardonnay, Sta. Rita Hills

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SKU: 105919

This is a decadent chardonnay with rich notes of dried honeysuckle flowers, crème brûlée, and caramelized sugar.

Winemaker Notes

Named after Proprietor Bill Foley’s mother, our Zoula Nunn Chardonnay is the boldest of our black label series. Intense aromas of freshly baked vanilla wafer with a slight nuance of toasted coconut intrigue the senses from the first swirl of the glass. This is a decadent chardonnay with rich notes of dried honeysuckle flowers, crème brûlée, and caramelized sugar. The texture is hearty and opulent, pairing beautifully with a protein or fava bean ravioli in a brown butter sauce.

Composition

100% Chardonnay

Wine Specs

Vintage
2019
Varietal
Chardonnay
Appellation
Sta. Rita Hills
Harvest Date
September 17 – October 23, 2019
Acid
6.4 g/L
pH
3.49
Aging
18 months in French and American oak barrels, 60% 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 18 months in French and American oak barrels, 60% of which were new.

Vineyard Notes

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