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Fess Parker Winery & Vineyard

Fess Parker Winery & Vineyard in Los Olivos, California

Profile: Fess Parker originally made a name for himself playing frontiersmen Davey Crockett and Daniel Boone in the 1950s and 60s. The hardworking, straight-talking nature that Fess shared with those characters led him to a successful career in real estate and the eventual creation of The Fess Parker Winery & Vineyard in 1989. The winery and vineyard are now run by Fess' son, Eli, who, with the help of winemaker Blair Fox, has turned the focus of the operation towards the production of small batch and single vineyard wines. Under Eli's direction the winery has flourished and Blair Fox was named the Andre Tchelistcheff Wine Maker of the Year in 2006 and 2008.


2012 Ashley's Chardonnay
Wine label of Fess Parker 2012 Ashley's Chardonnay

 


Winemaker:

Blair Fox


Varietal/Style: Chardonnay

Origin:
Sta. Rita Hills, CA

Vintage:
2012

Rating: 14.5/20

Retail Price:
$37

Tasting Notes:
The Fess Parker 2012 Ashley's Chardonnay is a crisp and fresh offering that features a citrusy bouquet full of lemon and lime aromas. On the palate, bright acidity is accompanied by flavors of pear and apple, which are balanced by a light vanilla sweetness and good minerality. The wine will pair elegantly with poached salmon or lightly breaded crab cakes and is a great way to brighten up any dining experience enjoyed al fresco.


Address:
6200 Foxen Canyon Rd.
Los Olivos, CA 93441
(800) 841-1104
www.fessparkerwines.com

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