White Wines

Our Pinot Noirs and Chardonnays deliver the elegance, structure and character that Santa Barbara County is famous for. Our limited production wines are prized for their depth and complexity.

Nielson Santa Barbara County Chardonnay

2014 Nielson
Santa Barbara County
Chardonnay

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Tasting Notes

Crisp and concentrated palate with flavors of stone fruit, fig, honey and hints of brown spice with a mineral finish.

2015 Nielson
Santa Maria Valley
Chardonnay

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90 Points - Antonio Galloni, Sept 2017

Tasting Notes

Fruit-forward citrus aromas, accented by hints of mineral and brown spice.

Nielson Wente Clone Chardonnay

2015 Nielson
Wente Clone
Chardonnay

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Tasting Notes

This wine carries apricot and orange blossom notes with a hint of wet stone. Flavors of citrus and red apple with a hint of honey linger on the palette.

Nielson Viognier

2015 Nielson
Viognier

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Tasting Notes

From our prized Nielson Vineyard, our Viognier is barrel fermented in French oak and goes through 100% malolactic fermentation. The Vigonier has bright acidity expressing hints of stone fruit, honey and orange blossom.

2015 Nielson
Santa Maria Valley
Rosé of Grenache

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Tasting Notes

Whole cluster lightly pressed Grenache. Native ferment in older barrels as well. There's a spice component in the wine that comes from the Grenache grape that is very intriguing. Balanced with a floral nose.

Nielson Santa Maria Valley Pinot Blanc

2014 Nielson
Pinot Blanc

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Tasting Notes

Our Santa Maria Valley Pinot Blanc displays aromas of stone fruit and orange blossom. Vibrant flavors of honey, orange and a hint of minerality give way to a bright, crisp finish. The backbone of natural acidity gives the wine excellent balance and finesse.

2016 Nielson
Stainless Steel
Chardonnay

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This wine jumps out of the glass with exuberant tropical aromas of pineapple and tones of ripe yellow peach. The tropical theme continues on the palate and finishes rich and viscous.