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Hedonia
Primary Aromas & Flavors
The aromas of fresh peeled oranges fill the air reaffirm the flavors of orange, peaches and passion fruit.
Sweetness - 90/100
Food & Wine Pairing
Enjoy it straight from the fridge, or on the rocks with a twist of orange. Add a dash to your favorite sparkling wine for a taste experience that will dazzle your guests.
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Bottle Price: $10
Case Price: $120
Name:
Hedonia
Bottle Size:
375ml
Appellation:
Finger Lakes
Composition:
100% Traminette
Harvest Date:
October 18, 2016
Harvest Brix:
21.1 Brix
Bottling Date:
March 2017
Residual Sugar:
13%
Acid:
7.0 g/L
pH:
3.4
Alcohol:
19%
Production:
122 cases
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Current Hedonia Sell Sheet Hedonia 10
Tasting Notes For Hedonia
He-don-ia (noun) The ability to experience extreme pleasure. Fox Run's perfumed, silky Traminette is the perfect drink to sip on as dinner time approaches. Enjoy is straight from the fridge or on the rocks with a twist of orange. Add a dash to your favorite sparkling wine for a taste experience that will dazzle your guests.
Vineyard Notes For Hedonia
VINIFICATION: Traminette grapes are processed in the normal way; that is, they are crushed, pressed, and settled, and the juice is racked and then inoculated. Fermentation is arrested by chilling while about 2 1/2% sugar remains. Later in the year, this semi-dry white wine is fortified to 19% with neutral grape spirit. The sweetness is adjusted with cane sugar to about 11%.
Production/Winemaker's Notes For Hedonia
GROWING CONDITIONS: The 2016 growing season was the driest in recorded history in the Finger Lakes. The abundant sunshine made for some very happy vines, even if they were a bit parched. Judicious applications of water helped things enormously, but the real breakthrough happened in mid-August, when the skies finally opened up enough to give our grapes the water they needed to let them ripen the crop fully.

History

Dairy Barn in 1895

Humble Beginings Steeped in History

Fox Run sits high on Torrey Ridge, overlooking one of the deepest parts of Seneca Lake. With fifty acres of east facing vineyards on glacial soils, the winery produces a remarkable range of limited-production, site-expressive estate wines.

For more than a century Fox Run was a dairy farm. Native grape varieties put the Finger Lakes on the map a century and half ago, and French-American hybrids, bred for cold resistance, still have an important niche in the region. But Osborn is convinced that non-hybrid European Vinifera grapes can yield wine excellent enough to put the Finger Lakes in the ranks of the world’s top fine wine producers.

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From Dairy Barn To Winery

The first grapes were planted in 1984 and the Civil War-era dairy barn was converted to a winemaking facility in 1990– three years before Scott Osborn took over the helm. In 1996, farther up the slope a new facility was completed with state-of-the-art capabilities and view of Seneca Lake that is unrivaled. Working closely with winemaker Peter Bell and vineyard manager John Kaiser, the Osborn’s are dedicated to a program of minimal intervention winemaking.

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A State-Of-The-Art Winery

In 1996, a new wine facility was completed with state-of-the-art capabilities and views of Seneca Lake that remain unrivaled. In 2001, architects Jim Durfee and Scott Hemenway redesigned the original dairy barn, creating a new wine center and tasting room that maintains the original rustic character, while taking further advantage of the dramatic panoramic views of Seneca Lake. The original barrel room remains at the heart of the 2001 design, retaining the dramatic timber frame character and soaring space.

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Expansion

in 2000, Fox Run underwent a major renovation. There was an expansion of the Tasting Room, along with the addition of a gift shop and tasting bar.

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Family Owned, Poised for Growth

In 2012, Fox Run Vineyards became exclusively family-owned. Scott and Ruth Osborn, together with Kathleen and Albert Zafonte, Ruth Osborn’s sister and brother in-law are setting the course for an exciting new chapter.

"We are redefining our legacy", says Scott Osborn. "The team is tight here. Our acclaimed senior winemaker, Peter Bell, has overseen 18 estate vintages and John Kaiser, our vineyard manager, began developing the vineyards in 1984 – even before I set eyes on this magnificent property. We are all excited about the future here and our focus will center on the signature wines of the estate."

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Redefining the Legacy

Producing 15,000 cases annually, Fox Run Vineyards plantings include: Riesling, Chardonnay, Gewurztraminer, Lemberger, Cabernet Franc, and Pinot Noir.

Current releases include Riesling, Reserve Riesling, Chardonnay, Reserve Chardonnay, Lemberger and Pinot Noir. Fox Run also produces a Meritage blended from Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Cabernet Franc plus a Blanc de Blancs sparkler made from estate Chardonnay. There are also several wood-aged fortified wines - including a Tawny and Ruby-style Port. Hedonia – a White Port made entirely from Traminette grapes, was launched recently. A trio of Rieslings: The Geology Series, an expression of place, method and time, was also introduced recently.

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