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Review Foxen 2020 Chenin Blanc Ernesto Wickenen Vineyard, Santa Maria Valley

Foxen 2020 Chenin Blanc Ernesto Wickenen Vineyard, Santa Maria Valley

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The wine is bright and lively, and displays notes of citrus, pear and melon, with a long clean “minerally” finish.
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This 3-acre vineyard in the heart of the Santa Maria Bench was planted 43 years ago. Situated in a wind-protected swale at the mouth of Tepesquet Canyon, it is named for Dick's great uncle, Ernesto Wickenden. The grapes are hand-harvested grapes are gently whole-cluster pressed. Fermentation in stainless steel tanks for approximately 45-60 days before then aging in neutral French oak for four months. The wine is bright and lively, and displays notes of citrus, pear and melon, with a long clean “minerally” finish.

 

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