Hewitt Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon
7 Ratings
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7 Ratings
Hewitt Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon

Wine Details

Winemaker's Notes

The 2002 Hewitt Vineyard wine is 100 percent Cabernet Sauvignon and comes from the vineyard's oldest plantings. They carefully avoided crushing the fruit while separating and discarding the stems. Using only the "free run" (wine that drains from the skin without pressing and is generally superior to press wine), Hewitt allowed fermentation to extend for more than 40 days. They aged the wine in 100% new French oak barrels, racking the wine every three months, for 19 months before bottling without ...

Vineyard

Hewitt Vineyard

Style

Red

The 2002 Hewitt Vineyard wine is 100 percent Cabernet Sauvignon and comes from the vineyard's oldest plantings. They carefully avoided crushing the fruit while separating and discarding the stems. Using only the "free run" (wine that drains from the skin without pressing and is generally superior to press wine), Hewitt allowed fermentation to extend for more than 40 days. They aged the wine in 100% new French oak barrels, racking the wine every three months, for 19 months before bottling without ...

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  • Decanter
    Rating: 4/5 - As reviewed by Decanter. Warm, intense, spicy aromas with sweet cassis-fruit scents. Velvety mouthful with sweet, jammy fruit, edgy tannins and creamy oak. But youthful. Drink 2010-15.
  • Wine & Spirits
    Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine