The Hess Collection was founded by Swiss entrepreneur Donald Hess, who first purchased vineyards on Mount Veeder in 1978 and began making wine under The Hess Collection label in 1983. In 1986, he began renovation of the historic winery, originally constructed in 1903 by Colonel Theodore Gier. The winery opened to the public in 1989.
Medium bodied, ruby colored wine with aromas red raspberry and dark cherry and flavors of red raspberry, black cherry followed with spicy notes of currants, anise, cloves, cedar and a touch of vanilla.
Style of Wine:
Red Wine: Bold and Structured
100% Cabernet Sauvignon
89 Pts WIne Enthusiast
Alcohol By Volume:
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