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The Hess Collection Select Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 Wine Review

The Hess Collection Select Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

The Hess Collection Select Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

North Coast, California, United States

Community Score:88/100

Community Reviews: 7

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Price: $24.95

Drink: 2014-2017

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: The Hess Collection

Agent: Prevedello And Mathews

Natalie's Score: 87/100

Sweet chocolate notes and black plums on the nose and palate of this full-bodied smooth Californian red wine made from Cabernet sauvignon grapes. With the Mexican mole.

Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: chicken salad, pork tenderloin, Margherita pizza, hamburger.

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This The Hess Collection Select Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 was reviewed on September 5, 2015 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Heather Wall - CS; WSET Advanced rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Deep ruby and full-bodied California Cabernet Sauvignon. Intense smoky nose with toast and cedar. The palate is smooth with flavours of black fruit, licorice, vanilla and medium cleansing acidity. Not an overly long length but nice fruit driven finish. $25 a little tough to sell. Perfect BBQ wine.
Tasted: August 2015
Our Hess Select Cabernet delivers in so many ways, offering a virtual tour of some of the best North Coast vineyards in Napa and Lake counties.

Source: Winery (The Hess Collection)
It’s noticeably bright in taste with a ruby color, joined by aromas and flavors of red fruits led by raspberry and cherry. Darker fruits also abound, with black cherry and spicy notes of currants, anise, cloves and cedar, highlighted with a touch of vanilla.

Source: Winery (The Hess Collection)
This tastes like Cabernet should – at least how we believe it should taste – and is soft and round, medium-bodied and
pleasant to drink, and isn’t that what it’s all about? Best of all, it’s a wine you can depend on, perfect to serve with informal BBQ right on through to Saturday night date night steak.”

Dave Guffy, Winemaker

Source: Winery (The Hess Collection)
This Californian winery, Hess, has been a member of 1% for the Planet for quite some time. The Hess Collection donates $20,000 of its wine sales every year to Napa land preservation and education programs. - Community Wine Reviews

1 Member would buy this wine again

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