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Foxen Syrah Santa Ynez Valley Toasted Rope 2010

External Review by JJ Buckley Fine Wines:

There is plenty to like about Foxen's 2010 Syrah Toasted Rope, the most successful of the 2010 Syrahs. A gorgeous, expressive bouquet leads to dark red cherries, plums, mint, roses and tobacco as this gracious wine opens up in the glass. The addition... Robert Parkers Wine Advocate. A Syrah wine from California in USA. 2010 Foxen Vineyard Syrah, Toasted Rope 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

External Reviews for Foxen Syrah Santa Ynez Valley Toasted Rope

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
01/03/2013

There is plenty to like about Foxen's 2010 Syrah Toasted Rope, the most successful of the 2010 Syrahs. A gorgeous, expressive bouquet leads to dark red cherries, plums, mint, roses and tobacco as this gracious wine opens up in the glass. The addition... Robert Parkers Wine Advocate. A Syrah wine from California in USA. 2010 Foxen Vineyard Syrah, Toasted Rope 750ml




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