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Date Printed: 4/16/2014
Hess Allomi Cabernet Sauvignon (375ML half-bottle) 2010
Hess Allomi Cabernet Sauvignon (375ML half-bottle) 2010
(search item no. 117980)

PRICE ON 4/16/2014: $15.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2007 Wine Spectator rating: 88 points
2006 Connoisseurs' Guide rating: 90 points
2004 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points

Winemaker's Notes:

By selecting the best blocks each vintage, Hess produces a distinctive wine notable for its depth and complexity. This wine offers a lush, firm texture, with good acidity, firm tannins and distinctive fruit forward flavors. The wine is smooth and supple, but with a broad base of tannins that give it heft and age worthiness.
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About The Hess Collection:

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 Veeder, along with their Napa Valley estate vineyards - Su'skol and Allomi in Napa Valley, and Shirtail Creek Vineyard in Monterey. Each of these vineyards is sustainably farmed in accordance with Donald's philosophy: "Nurture the land, return what you take."