Fess Parker Winery

Blair Fox - Recipient of the "Andre Tchelistcheff Award" given to Winemaker of the Year ~ 2008Awards

2015 Vintage


Santa Barbara County Chardonnay - 89 points from Antonio Galloni's Vinous, 88 points from Wine Enthusiast

Marcella's - 90 points from Antonio Galloni's Vinous

2014 Vintage


Ashley's Chardonnay - 93 points from Antonio Galloni's Vinous, 92 points from Wine Enthusiast, 92 points from Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, 91 points from Wine & Spirits

Bien Nacido Vineyard Chardonnay - 93 points from Wine Enthusiast, 93 points from Antonio Galloni's Vinous

Parker West Vineyard Chardonnay - 93 points from Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, 92 points from Wine Enthusiast

Sierra Madre Vineyard Chardonnay - 92 points from Wine Enthusiast

Santa Barbara County Chardonnay - 90 points from Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, 89 points from Antonio Galloni's Vinous, 88 points/Editors' Choice from Wine Enthusiast

Pommard Clone Pinot Noir - 94 points from Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, 91 points from Antonio Galloni's Vinous

Clone 115 Pinot Noir - 93 points from Robert Parker's Wine Advocate 

Older Barrel Pinot Noir - 93 points from Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

Ashley's Pinot Noir - 92 points from Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

Bien Nacido Vineyard Pinot Noir - 91 points from Robert Parker's Wine Advocate 

Sta. Rita Hills Pinot Noir - 91 points from Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

Parker West Vineyard Pinot Noir - 90 points from Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

Marcella's - 95 points/BEST WHITE RHONE BLEND/Double Gold Medal from San Francisco International Wine Competition, 88 points & Best Buy from Wine & Spirits Magazine, 88 points from Wine Enthusiast, 88 points from Antonio Galloni's Vinous

Rodney's Vineyard Dry Riesling - 90 points from Wine Enthusiast

Santa Barbara County Riesling - 88 points from Wine Enthusiast

Rodney's Vineyard Viognier - 91 points from Antonio Galloni's Vinous, 90 points from Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, 89 points from Wine Enthusiast

Santa Barbara County Viognier - 88 points from Wine Enthusiast, 88 points from Antonio Galloni's Vinous

2013 Vintage


Ashley's Chardonnay - 93 points from Wine Enthusiast, 93 points from Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, 90 points from Antonio Galloni's Vinous

Bien Nacido Vineyard Chardonnay - 93 points from Wine Enthusiast, 93 points from Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, 93 points from Antonio Galloni's Vinous, 90 points from Wine & Spirits Magazine 

Parker West Vineyard Chardonnay - 92 points from Wine Enthusiast, 92 points from Antonio Galloni's Vinous, 90 points from Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

Sierra Madre Vineyard Chardonnay - 91 points from Wine Enthusiast

Santa Barbara County Chardonnay - 90 points from Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, 88 points from Wine Enthusiast

Parker West Vineyard Pinot Noir - 93 points from Wine Enthusiast, 92 points from Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, 90+ points from Antonio Galloni's Vinous

Pommard Clone Pinot Noir - 93 points from Antonio Galloni's Vinous, 92 points from Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

Ashley's Pinot Noir - 92 points from Wine Enthusiast, 91 points from Antonio Galloni's Vinous, 90 points from Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

Clone 115 Pinot Noir - 92 points from Wine Enthusiast, 91 points from Antonio Galloni's Vinous

Clone 2A Pinot Noir - 92 points from Wine Enthusiast

Bien Nacido Vineyard Pinot Noir - 91 points from Antonio Galloni's Vinous, 90 points/Cellar Selection from Wine Enthusiast, 90+ points from Robert Parker's Wine Advocate 

Older Barrel Pinot Noir - 91 points from Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, 90 points from Wine Enthusiast 

Sta. Rita Hills Pinot Noir - 90 points/Editors' Choice from Wine Enthusiast, 89 points from Antonio Galloni's Vinous, 88 points from Wine Advocate

Rodney's Vineyard Syrah - 92 points from Antonio Galloni's Vinous, 91 points from Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

Santa Barbara County Syrah - 90 points from Wine Enthusiast, 89 points from Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, 88 points from Antonio Galloni's Vinous

The Big Easy - 92 points from Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, 91 points from Antonio Galloni's Vinous

Rodney's Vineyard Dry Riesling - 90 points from Wine Enthusiast

Santa Barbara County Riesling - 88 points from Wine Enthusiast 

Rodney's Vineyard Viognier - 91 points from Wine Enthusiast, 91 points from Antonio Galloni's Vinous

Santa Barbara County Viognier - 89 points from Antonio Galloni's Vinous, 88 points from Wine Enthusiast 

2012 Vintage


Ashley's Chardonnay - 94 points & Editors' Choice from Wine Enthusiast, 93 points from Wine Advocate, 92 points from Wine & Spirits, 91 points from Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar, 90 points from Antonio Galloni's Vinous, Gold Medal from the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

Bien Nacido Vineyard Chardonnay - 94 points from Wine Advocate, 93 points & Editors' Choice from Wine Enthusiast, 91 points from Terroirist.com, 90 points from Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar

Sierra Madre Vineyard Chardonnay - 92 points from Wine Enthusiast, 90 points from Wine Advocate, 90 points from Terroirist.com 

Lazy F Ranch Chardonnay - 91 points from Wine Enthusiast, 91 points from Terroirist.com

Santa Barbara County Chardonnay - 90 points from The Tasting Panel Magazine, 87 points from Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar

Ashley's Pinot Noir - 92 points & Cellar Selection from Wine Enthusiast, 92 points from Wine Advocate, 90 points from Antonio Galloni's Vinous

Bien Nacido Vineyard Pinot Noir - 93 points from Wine Enthusiast, 93 points from Wine Advocate

Clone 115 Pinot Noir - 92 points from Wine Enthusiast, 90+ points from Wine Advocate

Older Barrel Pinot Noir - 90 points from Wine Enthusiast, 90 points from Wine Advocate

Sta. Rita Hills Pinot Noir - 90 points from Wine Advocate, 89 points from Antonio Galloni's Vinous, 88 points from Wine Enthusiast

Rodney's Vineyard Syrah - 92 points from Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, 90 points from Wine Enthusiast

Santa Barbara County Syrah - 88 points from Wine Enthusiast, 88 points from Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, 88 points from Wine Spectator

The Big Easy - 96 points/BEST RHONE BLEND/Double Gold Medal from San Francisco International Wine Competition, 93 points from Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, 91 points from Wine Enthusiast 

Rodney's Vineyard Dry Riesling - 91 points from Wine Enthusiast, 90 points from Wine Advocate

Santa Barbara County Riesling - 88 points from Wine Advocate, 87 points from Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar, Highly Recommended by Jeff Siegel "The Wine Curmudgeon"

Rodney's Vineyard Viognier - 91 points & Editors' Choice from Wine Enthusiast, 91 points from Wine Advocate

Santa Barbara County Viognier - 88 points from Wine Advocate

 

2011 Vintage


Ashley's Chardonnay - 93 points from Wine Advocate, 92 points from Antonio Galloni's Vinous, 91 points from Connoisseurs' Guide, 90 points from Stephen Tanzer, 89 points from Wine Enthusiast, Gold Medal from San Francisco International Wine Competition

Bien Nacido Vineyard Chardonnay - 92 points from Wine Advocate

Sierra Madre Vineyard Chardonnay - 92 points from Wine Advocate

Santa Barbara County Chardonnay - 89 points from Wine Advocate, 88 points from Antonio Galloni's Vinous

Ashley's Pinot Noir - 93 points from Wine & Spirits, 93 points from The Tasting Panel Magazine, 92+ points from Richard Jennings, 91 points from Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar, 91 points from Antonio Galloni's Vinous, 90 points from Wine Enthusiast, 89 points from Wine Advocate, Gold Medal from the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

Bien Nacido Pinot Noir - 92 points from Wine & Spirits, 90+ points from Wine Advocate

Clone 115 Pinot Noir - 91 points from Wine Advocate, 91 points from Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar, 89 points from Antonio Galloni's Vinous

Pommard Clone Pinot Noir - 92 points from Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar, 91 points from Antonio Galloni's Vinous, 90 points from Wine Advocate

Sta. Rita Hills Pinot Noir - 91 points from Wine Enthusiast, 89 points from Wine Advocate

Rodney's Vineyard Syrah - 91 points from Wine Enthusiast, 91 points from Wine Advocate, 90 points from Antonio Galloni's Vinous

Santa Barbara County Syrah - 90 points & Editors' Choice from Wine Enthusiast, 89 points from Wine Advocate

The Big Easy - 91 points from Wine Enthusiast, 91 points from Wine Advocate, Top Red Wine at The Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo, 89 points from Antonio Galloni's Vinous

Rodney's Vineyard Dry Riesling - 88 points from Wine Advocate

Santa Barbara County Riesling - 88 points & Editors' Choice from Wine Enthusiast, Recommended by The Chicago Tribune

Rodney's Vineyard Viognier - 90 points from Wine Advocate

Santa Barbara County Viognier - 89 points from Wine Advocate, 88 points from Wine Enthusiast, 88 points from Connoisseurs' Guide

 

2010 Vintage


Santa Barbara County Chardonnay - 92 points from Wine & Spirits Magazine, 89+ points from Gary Vaynerchuk at The Daily Grape, 87 points & Named as one of the Top Values in California by Wine Spectator

Ashley's Chardonnay - 91 points from James Suckling, 90 points from Wine Enthusiast, Named in Top 100 Wines of 2011 by The San Francisco Chronicle

Bien Nacido Chardonnay - 90 points from Wine Enthusiast, 90 points from Wine Advocate

Sierra Madre Chardonnay - 91 points from Wine Advocate

Ashley's Pinot Noir - 92 points from Wine Spectator, Gold Medal from the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

Bien Nacido Pinot Noir - 92 points from Wine Spectator

Clone 115 Pinot Noir - 92 points & Cellar Selection from Wine Enthusiast, 92 points from Richard Jennings, 90 points from Wine Advocate, 91 points from KensWineGuide.com, Gold Medal from the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

Pommard Clone Pinot Noir - 89 points from Wine Advocate

Sta. Rita Hills Pinot Noir - 90 points from Wine Spectator & Named as one of 9 California Values by WineSpectator.com, Gold Medal - Dallas Morning News Wine Competition

Rodney's Vineyard Syrah - 92 points & Cellar Selection from Wine Enthusiast, 91 points from Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar, 91 points from Antonio Galloni's Vinous, 91 points from Connoisseurs' Guide, 90 points from Wine Advocate

Santa Barbara County Syrah - 93 points from Wine & Spirits, 88 points from Wine Advocate

The Big Easy - 91 points from Wine Advocate, 90 points from The Tasting Panel

Rodney's Vineyard Dry Riesling - 88 points from Robert Parker

Santa Barbara County Riesling - 89 points from Robert Parker, 88 points and Editor's Choice from Wine Enthusiast

Rodney's Vineyard Viognier - 89 points from Wine Spectator, 89 points from Wine Enthusiast

Santa Barbara County Viognier - 93 points & Editors' Choice from Wine Enthusiast, 90 points from KensWineGuide.com, 88 points/Wine Of The Day (March 11, 2013) from Wine Spectator, 88 points from The Rhone Report

Parker Family Reserve White - 91 points from Robert Parker

 

2009 Vintage


Ashley’s Chardonnay – 92 points from Robert Parker, 92 points from The Tasting Panel Magazine/Anthony Dias Blue, 90 points from KensWineGuide.com

Santa Barbara County Chardonnay - 88 points from KensWineGuide.com

Ashley's Pinot Noir - 91 points from James Suckling, 90 points from Robert Parker, 89 points from Wine Enthusiast, Gold Medal from San Francisco International Wine Competition

Bien Nacido Pinot Noir - 93 points from Robert Parker, 93 points from Quarterly Review of Wines, 92 points from Wine Enthusiast, Top 10 Wines Of The Week from Steve Heimoff

Clone 115 Pinot Noir - 92 points from Robert Parker, 91 points from James Suckling

Pommard Clone Pinot Noir - 91 points from Robert Parker

Santa Barbara County Pinot Noir - 88 points from Robert Parker, Gold Medal from San Francisco International Wine Competition

Rodney's Vineyard Syrah - 92 points from Wine Enthusiast, 91 points from Stephen Tanzer

Santa Barbara County Syrah - 92 points & Editors' Choice from Wine Enthusiast, 91 points from The Rhone Report

The Big Easy - 90 points from Wine & Spirits, 89 points from Wine Enthusiast, 89 points from Stephen Tanzer, 89 points from KensWineGuide.com, Gold Medal from the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

Santa Barbara County Riesling - Recommended in WineSpectator.com article "10 Charming California Values"

Santa Barbara County Viognier – 90 points from KensWineGuide.com, 89 points from Robert Parker, 88 points from Stephen Tanzer, 88 points from The Rhone Report, 88 points & Recommended in WineSpectator.com article "12 California Whites for $40 Or Less", Double Gold/Class Champion at the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo International Wine Competition

 

2008 Vintage


Ashley’s Chardonnay – 95 points/Editor’s Choice from Wine Enthusiast, 93 points from Robert Parker

Bien Nacido Vineyard Chardonnay – 96 points/Editor’s Choice/#2 in Top 100 of 2010 from Wine Enthusiast , 92 points from Robert Parker

Santa Barbara County Chardonnay – 93 points/Editor’s Choice from Wine Enthusiast, 88 points from Robert Parker

Ashley’s Pinot Noir – 91 points from Robert Parker, 90 points from Wine Enthusiast, 90 points from Stephen Tanzer, 90 points from Burghound.com, 90 points from KensWineGuide.com

Bien Nacido Vineyard Pinot Noir – Voted "Best of the Best" Pinot Noir by Quarterly Review of Wines, 90 points from Stephen Tanzer, 89+ points from Robert Parker, 89 points from Burghound.com

Clone 115 Pinot Noir – 91 points from Stephen Tanzer, 90 points from Robert Parker, 88 points from Burghound.com

Pommard Clone Pinot Noir - 89 points from Burghound.com

Santa Barbara County Pinot Noir – 88 points from Robert Parker, 87 points from Burghound.com

Rodney's Vineyard Syrah - 92 points from Wine Enthusiast, 91 points from The Rhone Report, 89 points from Robert Parker

The Big Easy - 90 points from Wine Enthusiast, 90 points from The Rhone Report, 89 points from Robert Parker, Double Gold/Reserve Class Champion at the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo International Wine Competition

Santa Barbara County Syrah – 90 points from Stephen Tanzer, 90 points from The Rhone Report, 88 points from Wine Spectator

Rodney’s Vineyard Viognier – 89 points from Robert Parker

Santa Barbara County Viognier – 88 points from Robert Parker, 87 points from Wine Spectator , Oct 15th 2010 Wine Spectator Issue: Named as a Central Coast Wine That Should Be On Your Wish List For Value

 

2007 Vintage


Ashley’s Chardonnay – 93 points from Wine Enthusiast, 89+ points from Robert Parker,
87 points from Stephen Tanzer

Ashley’s Pinot Noir – 94 points/#25 in Top 100 of 2009 from Wine Enthusiast, 91 points from Allen Meadows at Burghound.com, 90 points from Robert Parker, 90 points from KensWineGuide.com, 89 points from Stephen Tanzer

Bien Nacido Vineyard Pinot Noir – 93 points from Wine Enthusiast, 91 points from Robert Parker, 90 points from Allen Meadows at Burghound.com, 87 points from Stephen Tanzer

Rodney’s Vineyard Syrah – 93 points from Robert Parker

The Big Easy – 91 points from Robert Parker, 88 points from KensWineGuide.com

American Tradition Reserve Syrah – 90 points from Robert Parker

Santa Barbara County Syrah – 87 points from Robert Parker, Recommended by The San Francisco Chronicle

 

2006 Vintage


Ashley's Chardonnay - 89 points from KensWineGuide.com

Bien Nacido Vineyard Pinot Noir - 91 points from KensWineGuide.com

Rodney’s Vineyard Syrah – 93 points from Robert Parker, 91 points from Wine Enthusiast, 90 points from Wine Spectator, 90 points from Stephen Tanzer, 90 points from KensWineGuide.com, Best of the Best/Five-Star Rating from Quarterly Review of Wines, Double Gold from San Francisco International Wine Competition

Big Easy Syrah – 92 points from Robert Parker, 92 points from Wine Enthusiast, 90 points from Wine Spectator, 90 points from Stephen Tanzer, Best of the Best from Quarterly Review of Wines, 89 points from KensWineGuide.com

American Tradition Reserve Syrah – 91 points from Robert Parker

Santa Barbara County Syrah - 88 points from KensWineGuide.com

Santa Barbara County Viognier - 88 points from KensWineGuide.com