Foxen Chardonnay Santa Maria Valley Tinaquaic 2010

External Review by JJ Buckley Fine Wines:

A delicate wine with dried mango, lemon and pineapple. Full body, yet reserved and fresh with a steely finish. Lacks a tiny bit on the finish. Drink now. James Suckling. A Chardonnay wine from California in USA. 2010 Foxen Vineyard Chardonnay Tinaquaic Vineyard 750ml

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Foxen Vineyard:
Since that time, their dedication has remained the same—the creation of very small-production, vineyard-designated wines using a "minimalist" approach to winemaking. The winery is named in memory of William Benjamin Foxen, an English sea captain and Dick's great-great grandfather, who came to Santa Barbara in the early 1800's. In 1837, this Santa Barbara County pionee... Read more
Since that time, their dedication has remained the same—the creation of very small-production, vineyard-designated wines using a "minimalist" approach to winemaking. The winery is named in memory of William Benjamin Foxen, an English sea captain and Dick's great-great grandfather, who came to Santa Barbara in the early 1800's. In 1837, this Santa Barbara County pioneer purchased the Rancho Tinaquaic, a Mexican Land Grant that originally totaled nearly 9000 acres and comprised most of what is now known as Foxen Canyon. Captain Foxen adopted the distinctive "anchor" as his ranch cattle brand, which has become a trademark of the winery. It is very fitting that FOXEN has made its home on the 2000-acre Rancho Tinaquaic, which remains in family hands. With the completion of FOXEN’s new solar-powered winery and tasting room in August 2009, the historic and beloved “tasting shack was renamed “foxen 7200”, where Bill and Dick now feature their Bordeaux and Cal-Ital-style wines, under a newly designed label. FOXEN pinots, chardonnays and Rhône-style wines will be showcased in the new tasting room at 7600 Foxen Canyon Road. Read less

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Vintage: 2005 06/23/2009

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External Reviews for Foxen Chardonnay Santa Maria Valley Tinaquaic

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
08/08/2012

A delicate wine with dried mango, lemon and pineapple. Full body, yet reserved and fresh with a steely finish. Lacks a tiny bit on the finish. Drink now. James Suckling. A Chardonnay wine from California in USA. 2010 Foxen Vineyard Chardonnay Tinaquaic Vineyard 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
Vintage: 2007 11/16/2010

A Chardonnay wine from California in USA. 2007 Foxen Vineyard Chardonnay Tinaquaic Vineyard 750ml




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