2017 Bien Nacido Pinot Noir
Type
Fess Parker Winery

2017 Bien Nacido Pinot Noir

Appellation
Santa Maria Valley
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SKU: PN17BNV6P
Jeb Dunnuck
92
Vinous
92
Wine Advocate
92

Description

"...pale to medium ruby color and opens with notes of rose petal, dried leaves, charcuterie and pepper with roasted cranberries, red cherries and licorice. Medium-bodied with concentrated spiced fruits in the mouth, it's knit by firm, grainy tannins and great freshness, finishing long with a touch of oak influence—although this has plenty of fruit to soak that up." ~ Wine Advocate 

"...creamy, open-knit and nuanced, with lovely floral and savory notes that add nuance to a core of dark berry fruit. Sumptuous and racy, with striking aromatic top notes, the Bien Nacido is another hugely appealing wine from Fess Parker." ~ Antonio Galloni's Vinous

Tasting Notes
COLOR: ruby garnet AROMAS: black cherry, rose petal, red pepper, baking spices / cinnamon, vanilla, forest floor, earth, red currant FLAVORS: black cherry, cranberry, dusty tannin, earthy, vanilla, clove, nutmeg
Barrel Aging
Aged 16 months in 100% French oak, of which 40% is new
Cooperage
Mercurey, Francois Freres, Bel Air
Vineyard Source
100% Bien Nacido Vineyard (Block T) located in the Santa Maria Valley

Wine Specs

Composition
100% Pinot Noir (Pommard Clone)
Alcohol %
14.1
Acid
0.560 g/100mL
pH
3.64
Appellation
Santa Maria Valley
Harvest Brix
25.8
Harvest Date
9/7/17
Production
374 cases