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Behrens & Hitchcock Red Bordeaux Blend Napa Valley Dixieme Recolte 2003

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Good deep, bright ruby. Slightly porty aromas of black cherry and licorice. Huge, thick and superripe, with flavors verging on port-like. Conveys an impression of some residual sugar. Impressively rich wine with a big, chocolatey aftertaste.

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Color: Red
Variety: Bordeaux Blend
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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 Red Bordeaux Blend Napa Valley Dixieme Recolte

External Review
Vintage: 2002 05/22/2011

Good deep, bright ruby. Slightly porty aromas of black cherry and licorice. Huge, thick and superripe, with flavors verging on port-like. Conveys an impression of some residual sugar. Impressively rich wine with a big, chocolatey aftertaste.


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Vintage: 2002 09/22/2010

From what appears to be a superb vintage, the 2002 Dixieme Recolte (a 250-case blend of 60% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon, and 10% Cabernet Franc) offers a dense, ripe, chewy, tobacco leaf and licorice-infused, black fruit-dominated personality. Ful... Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Proprietary Blend wine from California in USA. 2002 Behrens and Hitchcock Dixieme Recolte 750ml


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Vintage: 2002 05/22/2011

From what appears to be a superb vintage, the 2002 Dixieme Recolte (a 250-case blend of 60% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon, and 10% Cabernet Franc) offers a dense, ripe, chewy, tobacco leaf and licorice-infused, black fruit-dominated personality. Full-bodied, generously rich and multi-textured, it is best drunk over the next 10-12 years.




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