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The Hess Collection Chardonnay Napa Valley
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Wine Details

Varietal

Chardonnay

Style

White

Wine Description

(1998 Vintage) 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.

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Spectator
    (2003 Vintage) Rating: 82/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 06/30/05
  • Ken's Wine Guide
    (2004 Vintage) The bouquet of this wine is pleasant and light with a touch of oak. On the palate, this wine is smooth and creamy and has a distinctive vanilla flavor. The panel thought it would also be very food ...
  • Wine Advocate
    (1992 Vintage) Rating: 86/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 95 on Oct-94
  • Wine Spectator
    (1992 Vintage) Rating: 84/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 03/31/94
  • Wine Spectator
    (1986 Vintage) Rating: 88/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 10/15/88