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Fess Parker Viognier Santa Barbara County 2000

External Review by Premier Wine & Spirits:

Unusually complex and layered for a Viognier, it starts with powerful aromas of peaches, honeysuckle, smoky butter, coconut and a mineral note. Very rich and full, long on fruit and spice; crisp and dry. This harmonious wine has lots of finesse.

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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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07/19/2007

Three glasses


External Reviews for Fess Parker Viognier Santa Barbara County

External Review
Source: Premier Wine & Spirits
02/24/2012

Unusually complex and layered for a Viognier, it starts with powerful aromas of peaches, honeysuckle, smoky butter, coconut and a mineral note. Very rich and full, long on fruit and spice; crisp and dry. This harmonious wine has lots of finesse.


External Review
Source: Premier Wine & Spirits
02/24/2012

The 3000-case cuveacute;e of sumptuous 2000 Viognier is classic California Viognier mdash; a big, exotic fruit bomb with notes of honeyed peach, melon, and apricots offered in a pure, defined, sumptuous style. Drink it over the next 12ndash;18 months.



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