Hess Select Chardonnay 2002

Chardonnay from California

Price: $13.99
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Item No. 62838

Winemaker's Notes

This 2002 Hess Select Chardonnay is lively with an appealing balance of richness and crisp acidity. The wine is very fruit forward with ripe pineapple and lemon zest, backed by caramel oak aromas. The mid palate flavors continue with citrus fruit and good viscosity. Crisp acidity accentuates the finish that readies the mouth for the next sip. Try this food friendly wine tonight or over the next few years.

Learn About Hess Map ItMap It

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 Other California

California has nearly 100 American Viticulture Areas (AVAs) and accounts for almost 90% of wine production in the United States. In our section of Other California, we include wines from smaller AVAs as well as wines from the California AVA. Here are a few smaller AVAs you may see on the label: Livermore Valley AVA, located right outside of San Francisco and home to...

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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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