The MOUNT VEEDER COLLECTION
The steep mountain slopes and higher elevation vineyards of Mount Veeder take advantage of the cooling marine influence from the San Pablo Bay, providing cool afternoon breezes and warmer nights that create microclimates and produce rich mountain fruit of distinct character.
19 Block Mountain Cuvee
Espresso notes co-mingle with cassis while flavors of wild blackberries and nutmeg entertain the palate
Aromas of wild mountain raspberry and Bing cherry, on the palate, luscious blueberries framed by hints of vanilla, cassis, creamy milk chocolate and oak spice
WINES FROM DISTINCT REGIONS
The wines from each distinct region express the flavor characteristics of the region they were grown in.
The steep mountain slopes and higher elevation vineyards of Mount Veeder take advantage of the cooling marine influence from the San Pablo Bay, providing cool afternoon breezes and warmer nights creating microclimates that produce rich mountain fruit of distinct character.
Our Napa Valley vineyards benefit from the cooling influence of the San Pablo Bay in the southern part of Napa Valley making it ideal for growing Chardonnay while the warmer longer, growing season in the eastern part of Napa Valley is ideal for growing Sauvignon Blanc and other red varietals.
The Small Block Series searches out specific blocks of vines from Mount Veeder, Napa Valley and other unique vineyards throughout Northern California to produce uniquely flavored fruit deserving special attention.
Built around the needs of restaurants, the Hess Collection Shirtail Creek Vineyard Chardonnay and Shirtail Ranches Cabernet Sauvignon are carefully crafted to complement a diversity of cuisines and are equally at ease as an apertif or at the bar.
Mount Veeder is distinguished in Napa for having the highest elevation, coolest growing season and geographically diverse soils among its valleys and slopes. The Hess Collection Mount Veeder wines are known for complexity, structure and surprising elegance.