Hess Collection 2018 Cabernet Sauvignon, Allomi Vyd., Napa Valley

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Description

The Allomi vineyard lies in the gently rolling hills of northeastern Napa Valley, where the combination of a typically long, warm growing season and well-drained soils create optimal ripening conditions. Sustainably farmed, the 210-acre vineyard is focused into 35 unique growing blocks with six different Cabernet clones that add diversity of flavors and complexity to the wine. In each vintage, winemakers evaluate the grapes and select only the finest components for this cuvée. This 2018 is the latest release, a blend of 85% Cabernet Sauvignon, 6% Petite Sirah, 5% Malbec, 2% Merlot and 2% Petit Verdot. The wine aged in 27% new American oak for 18 months. On the nose, this wine delivers delicious aromas of boysenberry, blackberry and elegant expressions of lavender alongside a touch of vanilla. Allomi Cabernet is concentrated upon entry with dense, but well-integrated tannins that provide a round, plush mouthfeel. Layers of juicy black fruit, notably black cherry and black plum, lead…

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