The Hess Collection Red Blend Mt. Veeder Mountain Cuvée 2003
Dark, aromatic, and dry. Very tannic and lively, even after 9 years. Berries, chocolate, cassis, and black tea. This is a really nice blend, dominated by Cab Sav, of reds. You can almost taste the volcanic soils (not that I know what a volcano tastes like). Tastes like the lower end of very high end wines, which is a complement for a $30 bottle.
Made from Bordeaux varietals plus Syrah - therefor dark purple with slightly higher alcohol level than those "Meritage" from Bordeaux. Full body wine with dark fruits and firm tannins.
Food Pairings for The Hess Collection Red Blend Mt. Veeder Mountain Cuvée
Best Wine Deals
Cabernet Sauvignon Top Lists
Blackstone Chardonnay (2013)Listed
Santa Julia Malbec Plus (2013)Listed
Nickel & Nickel Cabernet Sauvignon Oakville Branding Iron (2009)Cellared
Ken Deis Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley (2013)Reviewed
Virtual tastings and rumors of virtual tastings...2015Replied
At what price Cabernet? The world of Andy Beckstoffer's To KalonReplied
Tasting with GregT: Vega, Burg, and TokajReplied
Muscadine Ships to Canada? Anyone?Replied
Lakeridge White Blend Cuvée BlancWishlisted