2012 Foxen Vineyard Foxen Pinot Noir La Encantada
Pinot Noir - 750ML
  • WA 93
  • WE 92
  • VN 91

Reg: $64.94

$51.94

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Reg: $64.94

$51.94

This product is
out of stock

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WA 93
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, August 2014
The 2012 Pinot Noir La Encantada Vineyard Sta. Rita Hills is a beautiful effort that spent 16 months in 33% new French oak prior to being bottled un-fined and unfiltered. Showing notions of cherry pits, framboise, mint... expand The 2012 Pinot Noir La Encantada Vineyard Sta. Rita Hills is a beautiful effort that spent 16 months in 33% new French oak prior to being bottled un-fined and unfiltered. Showing notions of cherry pits, framboise, mint and spring flowers, it flows onto the palate with a rich, seamless texture, outstanding purity of fruit and a nicely focused, layered finish that keeps you coming back to the glass. Completely destemmed, it shows the prettier side the variety, and will shine for 5-7 years. - Jeb Dunnuck collapse
WE 92
Wine Enthusiast, December 2014
Thyme, wet slate and olallieberry reduction sauce lead the nose on this single-vineyard study from veteran winemakers Billy Wathen and Dick Dore. Its rich, fruit-forward mouthfeel features ripe raspberries, plum skin... expand Thyme, wet slate and olallieberry reduction sauce lead the nose on this single-vineyard study from veteran winemakers Billy Wathen and Dick Dore. Its rich, fruit-forward mouthfeel features ripe raspberries, plum skin tartness and black tea tannins. collapse
VN 91
Vinous, December 2014
(one-third new oak): Bright ruby. Aromas of dark berries and plum show a distinctly ripe character and pick up a sexy floral nuance with air. Round and fleshy, showing very good depth and breadth to its dark fruit and... expand (one-third new oak): Bright ruby. Aromas of dark berries and plum show a distinctly ripe character and pick up a sexy floral nuance with air. Round and fleshy, showing very good depth and breadth to its dark fruit and floral pastille flavors. Closes smooth, seamless and appealingly sweet, leaving smoke and Indian spice notes behind. - Josh Raynolds collapse
Category Description
Color & Type Red
Varietal Pinot Noir
Country USA
Region California
Sub-region Central Coast
Vintage 2012
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 14.2%
Closure Cork