You tasted Hess wines 20 years ago and see them and think, “Yeah, been there, done that”? Trust me on this: You do NOT know Hess.
The Hess Collection Estate Grown Napa Valley Chardonnay 2017 is anointed with a brilliant dose of judgment that says, “We have some gorgeous fruit, here. Let’s not screw it up in the winery.”
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Here in the cradle of the world’s hops production, the use of and experimentation with hops borders on a religion. And Larry Sidor is arguably the High Priest.
I was knocked sideways by these wines. These are jaw-dropping wines at prices that will drop your jaw even further, right through the freakin’ floor.
If you walk into a brewery taproom and start extolling the virtues of seltzer over beer, expect to evoke laughter and derision.
With every new iteration, Double Mountain has NAILED – I mean like with a sledgehammer – what they were going for in these bottles. Every time, with zero missteps.
This is a bottle of Magic…one of those beers. From one of those places. At one of those times when we all could really use a little touch of Something Wonderful.