2016 Idlewild Arneis Fox Hill Vineyard


  • USA
  • California
  • North Coast
  • Mendocino County
Drink between 2017 - 2020 (Edit)
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Community Tasting Notes 5

  • VAGentleman wrote: 87 points

    May 16, 2019 - Lots of pineapple and sweet fruit at start over some mineral and acid. Not quite working together though.

  • M4 Does not like this wine: 84 points

    December 31, 2017 - No taste.

  • PatWilley wrote: 80 points

    December 31, 2017 - Light airy

  • elodin wrote: 89 points

    July 27, 2017 - I've had Italian wines made from Arneis before, but this is my first from California. Pale lemon yellow color, nose has typical Arneis aromas of peaches, pears, apricots and honeysuckle, but also some spicy cinnamon undertones from oak. On the palate minerality predominates, more crushed stone and white pepper than fruit. This is a more austere, oakier style of Arneis, but well made and enjoyable.

  • mjfaulkner wrote: 88 points

    July 19, 2017 - Light yellow. Floral, honeysuckle and white peach notes. Crisp and fairly edgy- this was more steely and austere than last year's version. This got better with time, it may have been initially served a bit to cool to shine.

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  • By Antonio Galloni
    Sonoma’s Sensational 2015s Parts 1 & 2 (Mar 2017), 3/1/2017 (link)

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2016
  • Type White
  • Producer Idlewild
  • Varietal Arneis
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard Fox Hill Vineyard
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion North Coast
  • Appellation Mendocino County

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 55 (50%)
  • Consumed 55 (50%)

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