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Lincourt Steel Chardonnay 2011 Wine Review

Lincourt Steel Chardonnay 2011

Lincourt Steel Chardonnay 2011

Santa Rita Hills, Santa Barbara County, California, United States

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Price: $24.95

Product #: 361352

Drink: Now



 

Alcohol: 13.9%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: White Wine


Bottle size: 750 ml

Winery: Lincourt

Agent: Select Wine Merchants Inc.

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This is cool, intense, acid-driven chardonnay. Unimpeded by oak or malolactic fermentation, the fruit has the tangy cut of a pineapple on the edge of ripeness, while still holding plenty of concentration thanks to the notably long hang-time of 2011. The saline minerality of Lincourt's two wind-battered Santa Rita Hills vineyards is on full display, and it's also a steal - an honest, terroir-driven wine for under $20. Buy a case and drink it over the next several years. Score – 92. Source: Wine and Spirits Magazine, Dec. 2012
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