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Hess Select Sauvignon Blanc 2013

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Mittleres Gelb mit grünlichen Reflexen. Aromen von Stachelbeeren und Kiwi spielen schön mit Aromen von Litschi, Zitronengras und Ruby Grapefruit. Schöne Harmonie.

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The Hess Collection Vineyards:
The Hess Collection was founded by Swiss entrepreneur Donald Hess, who first purchased vineyards on Mount Veeder in 1978. The winery is best known for its flagship Mount Veeder Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay wines, and single vineyard designates from our estate vineyards in Napa Valley. A leader in sustainable and organic practices, The Hess Collection adheres to founder Donald Hess’ philoso... Read more
The Hess Collection was founded by Swiss entrepreneur Donald Hess, who first purchased vineyards on Mount Veeder in 1978. The winery is best known for its flagship Mount Veeder Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay wines, and single vineyard designates from our estate vineyards in Napa Valley. A leader in sustainable and organic practices, The Hess Collection adheres to founder Donald Hess’ philosophy; “Nurture the land; return what you take.” Located in the historic stone winery originally constructed in 1903 by Colonel Theodore Gier, the winery first opened to the public in 1989. It since has earned international recognition for its wine, culinary and visitor programs, and provides free public access to Donald Hess’ extensive private Contemporary Art Museum. Read less

Editorial Reviews for Hess Select Sauvignon Blanc

Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065220,917
3.00 5
Vintage: 2008 08/24/2009

Delicately citrus and pink grapefruit and grassy toned on the nose with real Sauvignon Blanc character and a lightly dusty mineral tone. Very bright in the mouth with a touch of sweetness up front balanced by very vibrant acids. Decidedly big fruity in the mouth with sweet pink grapefruit and peach tones with sweet herbal notes on the finish that have very little follow through. Short and sweet. 85pts


Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065220,917
4.50 5
Vintage: 2008 07/10/2009

floral and sweet on the nose with a key lime pie/ lemon custard edge to the fruit, , quite floral, very focused in the mouth with moderately rich flavors of nectarine, pink grapefruit and a creamy touch. A touch of herb and mineral pops on the moderately long finish. A fairly large scaled SB that remains balanced and fresh, bay leaf on the backend 91pts


Member Reviews for Hess Select Sauvignon Blanc

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Snooth User: tb76
94844849
2.50 5
Vintage: 2010 12/10/2011

Very pale yellow, smells of fruit more, light herb and grass. Medium body and crispness, with citrus finish.


Snooth User: melanieelaj
81260141
3.00 5
Vintage: 2009 04/03/2011

Three glasses


Snooth User: Philip James
112,550
3.50 5
Vintage: 2008 08/24/2009

Rich, oily and crisp with clean flavors of asian pear and a gooseberry finish. Nice


Snooth User: Lori Evans Larsen
850863113
0.00 5
Vintage: 2008 06/03/2011

Apricot/Peach, Tropical fruit, sharp


Snooth User: hamiltonzg1
366479264
4.00 5
Vintage: 2008 01/10/2011

Four glasses


Snooth User: Wine Unfiltered
75759311
3.50 5
Vintage: 2007 04/14/2009

Another underrated maker. Their single vineyard collection shines. Vibrant and filled with lemongrass nose. Minerality, wet poolside stone, white grapefruit. Sour tropical fruits and green bamboo with tons of acidity. Pair with ice cold shellfish and get yumming.


Snooth User: Jeroboam194
25405915
3.50 5
Vintage: 2007 09/12/2009

Very light sauvignon blanc with a citrus-like nose. Taste consists of mix of melon and lemon. Great wine to enjoy right out of the fridge on a hot summer day.


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External Reviews for Hess Select Sauvignon Blanc

External Review
Vintage: 2011 02/21/2013

Hallmark aromas for a New World interpretation of the varietal sing from the glass: gooseberry, lemongrass and guava. By blending Clone 1 with the Musque clone, Hess achieves flavors with a more tropical tone, including key lime, grapefruit, and kiwi.


External Review
Vintage: 2010 04/12/2011

The warm growing season at our Allomi Vineyard is a perfect fit for Sauvignon Blanc. To accentuate the wines vibrant flavor, we chose a clone of Sauvignon Balnc, Musque, for its tropical fruit aromati


External Review
Vintage: 2010 11/27/2012

Gooseberry, lemongrass and guava. By blending Clone 1 with the Musque clone, we achieve flavors with a more tropical tone, including key lime, grapefruit, and kiwi.


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Source: Flaschenpost Weinservice GmbH
Vintage: 2009 07/14/2010

Mittleres Gelb mit grünlichen Reflexen. Aromen von Stachelbeeren und Kiwi spielen schön mit Aromen von Litschi, Zitronengras und Ruby Grapefruit. schöne Harmonie.


External Review
Vintage: 2008 07/13/2010

Hess Appellation Lake County Sauvignon Blanc 2008 and all other premium wine from Hess Appellation available at discounted prices at WineDada.com. We also carry many other premium wine lables from USA and all over the world.


External Review
Vintage: 2008 07/13/2010

Hess Vineyard Designates Sauvignon Blanc allomi Vineyard 2008 and all other premium wine from Hess Vineyard Designates available at discounted prices at WineDada.com. We also carry many other premium wine lables from USA and all over the world.


External Review
Vintage: 2007 04/12/2011

85 points - WinecentricHess Sauvignon Blanc Lake County The color of watered-down apple juice. Aromas and flavors of grapefruit, gooseberry, grass and citrus. Hints of melon on the palate with sharp


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