Lincourt Chardonnay 2006

Chardonnay from Central Coast, California

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Item No. 96013
  • white wine
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Winemaker's Notes

The juicy tropical aromatics of coconut, mango and papaya and lush texture are the hallmarks of Bien Nacido. Sta. Rita Hills fruit lends more citric notes of mandarin orange and key lime, and brisk acidity to give backbone to the wine. All lots were whole cluster pressed, barrel fermented and aged for 11 months in 60-gallon French oak barrels (Allier and Vosges, 25% new). While in oak, the wine completed 100% Malolactic fermentation. Lees were stirred weekly to provide the Chardonnay toasty, yeasty highlights and luscious mouth feel. The bright acidity and fresh fruit flavors render the 2006 Lincourt Vineyards Santa Barbara County Chardonnay.

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Founded in 1996 by Bill Foley, Lincourt is a producer of ultra premium wines from the Santa Barbara County. Named in honor of Bill and Carol"s two daughters, Lindsay and Courtney, the Lincourt winery is located in the heart of Santa Barbara wine country, on Alamo Pintado Road in the Santa Ynez Valley. Originally a dairy farm, the 30 acre property retains the rural charm and...

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Learn About Central Coast

The largest of California's wine growing regions, the Central Coast produces the majority of California's wine. The district sprawls out, covering most of the vineyard land between San Francisco and Santa Barbara. Smaller sub-AVAs of the Central Coast include Monterey Bay, Paso Robles, Santa Ynez Valley, Santa Maria Valley, Santa Cruz Mountains and many others. Notable Facts...

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Learn About Chardonnay

Chardonnay (shar-dawn-AY) White Wine's Queen Bee Like Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay can grow just about anywhere. It adapts well to different soils and different climates. While frequently paired with California, its native home lies in the vineyards of Burgundy, France. The only major white grape of the region, Chardonnay is at its best on the rolling...

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Winemaker's Notes As is typical, the lion share of this Chardonnay is sourced from Santa Maria Valley's famous Bien Nacido ...
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