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1996 Hess Collection - Printable Version

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- winoweenie - 08-03-2004 08:06 AM

This superb P/Q producer seemed to be on a string from 92 to 97. This dark brooding ruby-tinged critter has really developed pretty aromatics in the year since I tried it. Lavender, roses and brite red fruits jump out of the glass. Then comes cassis, spice and a hint of mint. Super entry, mid-weight center ana a solid 4+-lapper finish. Still light tannins lurking that should resolve in another 1-3. Kick-patootie bottling. 89-91/92. 27 by the box. 13% alc.
( Will have the pther 1/2 bottle tonite )WW