Foxen Bien Nacido Vineyard Block UU Chardonnay 2016
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Flavors of pear and baked apple.
Sea salt, preserved lemons, pan-seared apples, plumeria and honeysuckle show on the engaging nose of this bottling from a preferred block in this historic vineyard. The palate plays to the savory side of Chardonnay, offering an oily texture that carries flavors of cashew and marmalade.
Score: 91, Matt Kettmann, June 1, 2018
The 2016 Chardonnay Bien Nacido Vineyard Block Uu offers up notes of citrus pith, lime, buttered apples and grapefruit, followed by a medium-bodied, glossy palate underpinned by bright, mouthwatering acids. It has a nice sense of completeness and finishes quite long. It's also quite keenly priced.
Score: 91, William Kelley, April 27, 2018
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