CALIFORNIA
HAWAII
FOXEN 'OLD VINES' CHENIN BLANC ERNESTO WICKENDEN
FOXEN

VINEYARD: 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.

FERMENTATION: Hand-harvested grapes are gently whole-cluster pressed. Fermentation in stainless steel tanks for approximately 45-60 days.

AGING: 4 months in neutral French oak barrels.


VINOUS
-2016-

WINE ENTHUSIAST
-2016-

JEB DUNNUCK
-2016-
PRODUCER Foxen
FARMING Sustainable
VARIETAL COMPOSITION Chenin Blanc
REGION California
APPELLATION Santa Maria Valley
SCORES
PRODUCT CODESIZE/FORMAT
FXN-230-10-16 12x750