Foxen Block UU Bien Nacido Vineyard Chardonnay 2017


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Appellation: Santa Maria Valley

Clone(s): Davis Clone 04 and 05 and Robert Young selection

Harvest: Night harvested by hand on September 9th, 21st, 25th & October 4th

Yields: Around 3.0 tons per acre

Press: Whole cluster pressed on gentle cycle 

Inoculum: Spontaneous

Fermentation: 100% barrel fermented; 100% French oak 500L puncheons; 20% new

Barrel Regime: Sur lies for 8 months


Reviews: 93 points from Vinous, September 2019 92+ points from Jeb Dunnuck, October 2019 92 points from Wine Enthusiast, June 2019 90 points from Wine Advocate, September 2019