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Hess Select Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 Wine Review

Hess Select Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Hess Select Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

North Coast, California, United States

Community Score:88/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $24.95

Drink: 2019-2025

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Hess Select

Agent: Lifford Wine & Spirits

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Hess Collection 2015 is smooth, soft, rounded and ready to drink now. This North Coast, California Cabernet Sauvignon is full-bodied and blended with 11% Petit Sirah giving it an earthy, ripe dark plum and mocha nose with more plushy plum, dark fruit, sweet cake spice and savoury herbs on the palate with a sweetly dark chocolate and velvety finish. Pair with gourmet burgers from the grill. MINE: Another delicious Cabernet Sauvignon with 11% Petit Sirah from the Hess Collection Select 2015. On the nose, this wine is ripe and plushy with mocha and dark ripe plums, full-bodied and spicy with blackberry ripe black currant and dark plum flavours finishing velvety with sweet cake spice on the palate. Pair with rib roast done rare. OTHER: Since the 1990s, Hess has been a source of exceptional, refined Cabernet. The Select portfolio comprises Hess's entry-level wines. This Cabernet always strikes that fine balance between power and elegance. Dark fruit, spice, cloves, a moderately applied underlying vanilla tone and a velvety texture are at the heart of why this popular wine is such a reliable value-priced offering that consistently over-delivers. Pair it with grilled lamb or beef (Vintages Panel, updated). - Community Wine Reviews

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