California “Treo”
Winemaker’s Blend

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Varietal Overview

The Hess Select Treo is a blend of several red varietals sourced from select vineyards in Northern California that produce flavorful ripe fruit, juicy rounds flavors, agreeable acids and balanced tannins meant for easy drinking.

At a Glance

taste + style

“We have a style in mind for our Treo blend, and this year Petite Sirah made up the backbone of the blend joined the mix of Syrah, Zinfandel, Merlot and a hint of Malbec resulting in a wine that is rich and full of flavor. The red fruits are ripe and bold, but not overly so. Tannins are purposefully softer and easy drinking – we craft this blend to ensure the wine is accessible when you decide to open the bottle. Maybe that’s why it’s become so popular. Enjoy!” – Dave Guffy, Director of Winemaking

Vineyard + Production

Sourced from select vineyards in Northern California, the grapes used in the Treo blend produces flavorful fruit with layers of agreeable acids and balanced tannins. The blend is ripe and bold, but not overly so. Meant for easy drinking pleasure right now, the tannins are purposefully softer for easy drinking.

Food + Wine Pairing

Grilled flank steak, salmon, mushrooms or a hamburger with blue cheese are my favorite pairings in the summer. Cured meats and aged cheeses like a gouda or dry jack make a tasty meat and cheese platter.

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