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Behrens & Hitchcock Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley Ink Grade 1999

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Robert Parker 92-95 points

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Behrens & Hitchcock Winery:
A basement, in Humboldt County, outfitted with just two dairy tanks, was the humble beginning of our winery. Of this tiny, dug out space, Les assured Joe Bob that, “We have all the room we will ever need.” However, the roots of Behrens & Hitchcock are found in Folie Douce, the award-winning restaurant Lisa Drinkward and Les Behrens launched in 1991 in Arcata, California. While Lisa was develop... Read more
A basement, in Humboldt County, outfitted with just two dairy tanks, was the humble beginning of our winery. Of this tiny, dug out space, Les assured Joe Bob that, “We have all the room we will ever need.” However, the roots of Behrens & Hitchcock are found in Folie Douce, the award-winning restaurant Lisa Drinkward and Les Behrens launched in 1991 in Arcata, California. While Lisa was developing an incredible, French-inspired menu, Les was busy cultivating a superb wine list and cellar which eventually received the Wine Spectator’s Award of Excellence. In the course of creating the wine list, Les met many winemakers and received encouragement from several to begin making his own wine. The idea, which seemed almost nonsensical at first, quickly began to take root in Les’ mind. Read less

External Reviews for Behrens & Hitchcock Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley Ink Grade

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
02/14/2011

The 1999 Cabernet Sauvignon Inkgrade (300 cases of 15.1% alcohol) has an opaque purple color, an intense, very fragrant nose of creme de cassis, smoky new oak, mineral, and almost floral-infused blueberry and blackberry notes. The wine is unctuously ... Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from California in USA. 1999 Behrens and Hitchcock Cabernet Sauvignon Ink Grade 3000ml



Robert Parker 92-95 points

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