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Behrens & Hitchcock Merlot Blend Mendocino Alder Springs Cuvée 2004

External Review by JJ Buckley Fine Wines:

A Proprietary Blend wine from California in USA. 2004 Behrens and Hitchcock Alder Springs Cuvee 750ml

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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 Merlot Blend Mendocino Alder Springs Cuvée

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
05/17/2010

A Proprietary Blend wine from California in USA. 2004 Behrens and Hitchcock Alder Springs Cuvee 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
04/19/2012

Concentrated, nuanced, and complex is the 2004 Alder Springs Cuvee, a blend of 50% Merlot, 25% Cabernet Franc, and 25% Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon. Its deep saturated ruby/purple color is followed by sweet aromas of blueberries, white flowers, smoke... Robert Parkers Wine Advocate. A Proprietary Blend wine from California in USA. 2004 Behrens and Hitchcock Alder Springs Cuvee 750ml



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