Hess Collection The Lioness Chardonnay 2017 - Station Plaza Wine
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Hess Collection The Lioness Chardonnay 2017
SKU: 10202

Hess Collection The Lioness Chardonnay 2017

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750ml
$69.99
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$50.89

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Category White Wine
Varietal
Region California, Napa Valley
Brand Hess
Alcohol/vol 14.8%
This Chardonnay blends the abundance and power of Napa Valley with an agile touch of winemaking to showcase the estate fruit.
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The Lioness represents Hess's biggest, boldest style of Chardonnay. The 2017 Chardonnay The Lioness was aged 18 months in 50% new French oak with lees stirring and was bottled unfiltered. Fruit comes from the Hess Estate in south Napa. It gives up gregarious scents of mangoes, pineapple tart, peach cobbler and acacia honey with nuances of lime blossoms, spice cake and toasted almonds. Big, concentrated and sporting tons of exotic fruit and savory/nutty layers, the creamy texture is beautifully offset by a wicked backbone of freshness and a fantastically long finish. Yum! Only 1,500 cases were made.

Lisa Perrotti-Brown