Tropical aromas of freshly-cut pineapple and ripe pear. A soft entry of
well-balanced fruit and oak persists all the way to a pleasing finish of honeydew
melon and crème brûlée.
This wine's natural acidity complements tangy, spicy foods and will offset the richness of
creamier dishes. Enjoy with Asian chicken salad, grilled tuna with melted anchovy butter
and lemon, or a creamy pasta dish with Portobello mushrooms.
The Hess Collection was founded by Swiss entrepreneur Donald Hess, who first purchased vineyards on Mount Veeder in 1978 and began making wine under The Hess Collection label in 1983. In 1986, he began renovation of the historic winery, originally constructed in 1903 by Colonel Theodore Gier. The winery opened to the public in 1989. The Hess Collection has vineyards on Mount Veeder, along with their Napa Valley estate vineyards - Su'skol... View More