Hess Select Cabernet Sauvignon 2008, Mendocino/Lake/Napa Counties

Cabernet Sauvignon Cabernet Sauvignon
California, Usa

$24.95 (25080)

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March 03, 2012

Critic Reviews (2)

David Lawrason
David Lawrason

The Swiss Hess family owns wineries on several continents, This fairly complex cabernet has a generous quite smoky,...

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Anthony Gismondi
Anthony Gismondi

Barnyard, Band-Aid, bretty nose with smoked leather, prune, coffee, resin, tobacco aromas; very unclean. The attack...

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Community Reviews (1)

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Notes of rich fruit, particularly dark plum, cherries and cassis, nicely laced with cocoa. Mid-weight on the palate, smooth finish and silky tannins.

Purchased this is the U.S. at a much more reasonable $12. At $25, it doesn't present the best value but still a good wine.

Tasted July 2012.

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