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Fess Parker Pinot Noir Parker Station 2012

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We like to think of Pinot Noir as a catch-all food pairing wine. Pinot Noir is light enough for salmon but complex enough to hold up to some richer meat including duck. In a pinch, when everyone orders a vastly different entree at a restaurant, you can usually win by picking Pinot Noir; it will make everyone happy.

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Fess Parker Winery & Vineyard:
When Fess Parker was cast in the roll of Davy Crockett in the mid-1950’s, it caused an international sensation and changed his life forever. So too did the purchase of 714 acres in the Santa Ynez Valley change the course of the Parker family’s history. Realizing the potential of Santa Barbara County as a premium grape-growing region, Fess and his son, Eli, originally set out in 1... Read more
When Fess Parker was cast in the roll of Davy Crockett in the mid-1950’s, it caused an international sensation and changed his life forever. So too did the purchase of 714 acres in the Santa Ynez Valley change the course of the Parker family’s history. Realizing the potential of Santa Barbara County as a premium grape-growing region, Fess and his son, Eli, originally set out in 1989 to plant a small vineyard and sell fruit to local producers. But, as Fess’ daughter, Ashley explains, “ Fess is from Texas, so he can’t do anything small. “The Fess Parker Winery and Vineyard now farms almost 700 acres on four vineyards throughout Santa Barbara County. Read less

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Snooth User: gntop1
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03/27/2014

Three glasses


External Reviews for Fess Parker Pinot Noir Parker Station

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Source: We Speak Wine
07/18/2014

On the nose, aromas of cherry, strawberry, earth, forest floor, cinnamon and vanilla can be detected. This Pinot Noir has a lively acidity and combines flavors of bright cherry, cranberry, strawberry fruit and vanilla on the palate. - WineryAPPELLATION:64% MONTEREY COUNTY26% SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY10% SANTA BARBARA COUNTYBARREL AGING: 8 MONTHS IN 100% FRENCH OAKALCOHOL: 13.5% ALCOHOL BY VOLUMEP.H.: 3.73T.A.: .585 G/100ML



We like to think of Pinot Noir as a catch-all food pairing wine. Pinot Noir is light enough for salmon but complex enough to hold up to some richer meat including duck. In a pinch, when everyone orders a vastly different entree at a restaurant, you can usually win by picking Pinot Noir; it will make everyone happy.

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