The Hess Collection 19 Block Mountain Cuvee 2013

The Hess Collection 19 Block Mountain Cuvee 2013 United States  California  Napa Valley  Mt. Veeder Red Wine  Red Blend
Product ID: 29579
Region: United States, California, Napa Valley, Mt. Veeder
Varietal: Syrah, Malbec, Cabernet Sauvignon
Type: Red Wine, Red Blend
Vintage: 2013
Size: 750ml
ABV%: 14.6
GTIN: 717888100226
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"Over the past three decades we’ve come to know our mountain home quite well. Year after year, there are certain special blocks within the vineyard that produce fruit that speaks loudly about what Mount Veeder is all about. Each vintage this becomes our mountain cuvée, and this blend is led by Malbec and Cabernet Sauvignon, both signature grapes and easily recognizable for bold, juicy black fruit flavors and aromas of blackberries and wild mountain blueberries. Tannins are tamed by careful aging in new French oak, with resulting vanilla, oak spice and hints of clove and cinnamon layering welcomed accents through a balanced, lingering finish. Mount Veeder is Napa’s coolest and wettest mountain growing region, resulting in harvest dates well into November, allowing fruit to ripen in an almost leisurely journey to your glass. We craft the “19 Block” blend for immediate enjoyment, but this wine will continue to evolve and shine for years to come." —winemaker
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Attributes Meat Cheese Other
Cabernet Sauvignonred meat, game, lamb, mild red meat, or stewsCamembert, Cheddar, Colby, Danish Blue, Gorgonzola, Gouda, Parmesan, Blue Cheese, or Roquefortmeat stocks, mustard, or pepper
Malbecgrilled meats, sausage, or chiliManchego, Cashel Blue, or Ibericotomato-based sauces, Mexican, Cajun, Indian, or Italian cuisines
Syrahred meat or gameCheddar, Asiago, Canestrato, goat cheese, Gouda, Gruyere, Muenster, Pecorino, Piaveda, Gouda or Parmesanpepper, mushroom or earthy sauces
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