90 Points, Wine Enthusiast - Editors' Choice. This plushly textured and luxuriously ripe wine has soothing baking spice aromas, soft plum
and blackberry syrup flavors and a medium body. Moderate tannins boosted by 11% Petite Sirah are well integrated and make for a velvety mouthfeel.
The Hess Select Cabernet features grapes from some of the best vineyards in Napa and Lake
county. The wine showcases a ruby color with aromas of red raspberry and dark cherry. Flavors of red raspberry, black cherry follow with spicy notes of currants, anise, cloves, cedar and a touch of vanilla. This soft, round, medium-bodied wine tastes
like Cabernet should.
Try pairing with dishes incorporating sweet peppers, caramelized onions or roasted Portobello mushrooms, a hearty bacon burger with blue cheese, barbecued shrimp, and mild blue cheeses or cheddar cheese.