Hess Collection Mt. Veeder Chardonnay 1997

Chardonnay from Napa Valley, California

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Item No. 4024
  • white wine
  • WS90
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2009
  • WS94
  • 1998
  • WS87
  • W&S87

Winemaker's Notes

Color: Brilliant medium yellow, green tint.

Aromas: Ripe tropical fruits of pineapple, mango and passion fruit. The second layer has banana, pear, lemon and toasty oak.

Flavors: Ripe red apples, melon and guava. Peach, apricot and toast follow with nuances of butter, honey and spice. The mid-palate is full and has a coating texture.

Finish: Clean, crisp and lingering sensation of ripe fruits.

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The Hess Collection was founded by Swiss entrepreneur Donald Hess, who first purchased vineyards on Mount Veeder in 1978 and began making wine under The Hess Collection label in 1983. In 1986, he began renovation of the historic winery, originally constructed in 1903 by Colonel Theodore Gier. The winery opened to the public in 1989. The Hess Collection has vineyards on Mount...

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Learn About Napa Valley

It's hard not to think of Napa Valley when thinking of California wines. The region is, after all, the one that brought world recognition to California wine making. The area was settled by a few choice wine families in the 1960's who bet that the wines of the area would grow and flourish. They were right. The Napa wine industry really took off in the 1980's, when vineyard...

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Learn About Chardonnay

Chardonnay (shar-dawn-AY) White Wine's Queen Bee Like Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay can grow just about anywhere. It adapts well to different soils and different climates. While frequently paired with California, its native home lies in the vineyards of Burgundy, France. The only major white grape of the region, Chardonnay is at its best on the rolling...

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