2015 Foxen Block 43 Bien Nacido Vineyard Pinot Noir
Pinot Noir - 750ML
  • JD 94
  • VN 93
  • WA 93
  • WE 92
  • WS 91

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$54.94

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Reg: $59.94

$54.94

This product is
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JD 94
jebdunnuck.com, August 2017
One of the riper, richer wines in the lineup, the 2015 Pinot Noir Block 43 Bien Nacido offers beautiful notes of framboise, dried spices and earth, with full-bodied richness, a rounded, textured and mouth filling style... expand One of the riper, richer wines in the lineup, the 2015 Pinot Noir Block 43 Bien Nacido offers beautiful notes of framboise, dried spices and earth, with full-bodied richness, a rounded, textured and mouth filling style and a great finish. In a vintage that yields mostly hard, austere wines, this offers fruit! collapse
VN 93
Vinous, June 2017
The 2015 Pinot Noir Bien Nacido Block 43 is absolutely striking. Large-scaled and ample in feel, the 2015 possesses remarkable richness in every dimension. Floral notes add lift to a core of succulent red cherry fruit... expand The 2015 Pinot Noir Bien Nacido Block 43 is absolutely striking. Large-scaled and ample in feel, the 2015 possesses remarkable richness in every dimension. Floral notes add lift to a core of succulent red cherry fruit. The Block 43 is a big, ample Pinot with exceptional balance and class to burn. Here, too, the best 2015 has to offer is very much on display. collapse
WA 93
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, September 2017
(93+ points) Medium ruby-purple colored, the 2015 Pinot Noir Block 43 Bien Nacido Vineyard is scented of cherry cordial and cranberry sauce with touches of stewed tea, red roses and underbrush, plus a hint of pencil... expand (93+ points) Medium ruby-purple colored, the 2015 Pinot Noir Block 43 Bien Nacido Vineyard is scented of cherry cordial and cranberry sauce with touches of stewed tea, red roses and underbrush, plus a hint of pencil shavings. The medium-bodied palate offers a great intensity of red berry and savory layers, supported by firm, grainy tannins and a lively backbone, finishing long with a pleasant herbal lift.- LPB collapse
WE 92
Wine Enthusiast, November 2017
Very fresh although not particularly fruity aromas of raspberry mesh with allspice, thyme and tarragon on the nose of this block-designate bottling from the historic vineyard. Energetic and lighter red-fruit flavors like... expand Very fresh although not particularly fruity aromas of raspberry mesh with allspice, thyme and tarragon on the nose of this block-designate bottling from the historic vineyard. Energetic and lighter red-fruit flavors like pomegranate show on the sip, where fennel is the dominant spice. collapse
WS 91
Wine Spectator, December 2017
Plush, offering a concentrated and complex mix of ripe plum, dark cherry and dried raspberry flavors that are supported by vibrant acidity. The zesty finish is loaded with spice, mineral and dried tarragon notes. Drink... expand Plush, offering a concentrated and complex mix of ripe plum, dark cherry and dried raspberry flavors that are supported by vibrant acidity. The zesty finish is loaded with spice, mineral and dried tarragon notes. Drink now through 2022. 465 cases made.–KM collapse
Category Description
Color & Type Red
Varietal Pinot Noir
Country USA
Region California
Sub-region Central Coast
Vintage 2015
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 14.4%
Closure Cork