Hess Select Treo Winemaker’s Red Blend 2013, California 

My Rating 85 Points.   

Price $17. 
Dark ruby in color with a purplish rim.

Pleasent nose of blackberries, cherries, licorice, oak, vanilla, cloves, earth, coffee, chocolates, tobacco, beef jerky and peppercorn.

Medium plus in body with medium acidity and long legs.

Dry and fruity on the palate with blackberries, black currants, plums, spices, chocolates, wood, light vanilla, tobacco, peppercorn and espresso.

Medium plus in finish, with round tannins and spices.

A Nice California blend that is enjoyable by itself or with food.
Fruity and nicely balanced, with medium complexity. An easy drinking red wine, good party wine too.

A blend of 33% Petite Sirah, 26% Syrah, 22% Zinfandel, 13% Merlot, 6% Malbec. Aged for 12 months in French oak barrels.

13.8% alcohol by volume.


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