Fess Parker Santa Barbara Pinot Noir 2004
Pinot Noir from Central Coast, California
Plenty of spice, cola and dark cherry are present on the nose of this terrific example of Santa Barbara County Pinot Noir. Brighter cherry and raspberry flavors shine through on the palate with the inclusion of more of the cold climate Santa Rita Hills fruit. Excellent with duck, lamb and anything you would care to barbecue!
Vineyard Sources: 36% Ashley's Vineyard from Fess Parker Estate in Santa Rita Hills,
22% Bien Nacido Vineyard, 20% White Hills Vineyard, 16% Stephen's Vineyard &
6% Lake Marie Vineyard in Santa Maria Valley.
When Fess Parker was cast in the roll of Davy Crockett in the mid-1950's, it caused an international sensation and changed his life forever. So, too, did the purchase of 714 acres in the Santa Ynez Valley change the course of the Parker family's history.
Realizing the potential of Santa Barbara County as a premium grape-growing region, Fess and his son, Eli, originally set out in 1989 to plant a small vineyard and sell fruit to... View More