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Hedges Family Estate Red Mountain Reserve 1998

Bordeaux Red Blends from Columbia Valley, Washington
  • WS 93
  • WE 92
  • ST 88
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From the glass generous black cherry and blackberry fruit aromas are complemented by tobacco, coffee and allspice. The wine is rich in body and texture on the palate with balanced, smooth tannins and acidity and lingering vanilla, black pepper and berry notes. This 1998 Reserve was aged for 14 months in 60% new and 40% older French oak. At 12 months the individual barrels for the final wine were selected. It was then blended, egg... View More

Critical Acclaim

WS 93
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WE 92
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ST 88
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Hedges Family Estate

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Hedges Family Estate, , Washington
Hedges Family Estate
It was 1986 when Washington native Tom Hedges found his first employment in the wine industry marketing American wines in Taiwan. From that humble beginning, Hedges Cellars, then a "virtual" winery, found its first customer: the government of Sweden. Tom and his wife Anne-Marie marketed their Cabernet/Merlot blend to foreign buyers exclusively for two years before going domestic and opening up North American distribution. Still without their own winery, they took a chance buying acreage... View More