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Small Block Malbec

Big, really big aromas of chocolate, blueberry and rich Aussie black licorice (we like the Wiley Wallaby brand) open, touched up by rich vanilla bean. Supple and sensuous, the tannins are plush and the wine lingers, with flavors of blackberries and dark fruits, a touch of jam and peppery spice.

 Producer The Hess Collection
 Region Napa Valley
 Country United States
 Varietals Malbec
 Alcohol 14.2% alc/vol
 Vintage 2012

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About the Producer

The Hess Collection
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The Hess Collection

Napa, California, United States Napa, California, United States

1876 - 1884: H. HUDEMANN The first pioneers in the area (last half of the 19th century) were of German descent including the families of Fisher, Brandlin, and Streich.  H. Hudemann settles on a property that is now the site of the Hess Collection Winery.  Hudemann establishes his “Sprout Farm” (a...

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