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The Hess Collection

For over 40 years, The Hess Collection has been producing complex, elegant wines sourced from estate vineyards high on Mount Veeder and in the far reaches of the Napa Valley. It is from these rugged landscapes that The Hess Collection winemaking team crafts exceptional luxury wines. Guided by Donald Hess’ founding philosophy, The Hess Collection is committed to honor the land and return what we take through sustainable farming and winemaking practices.

Mount Veeder Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley bottle shot

Mount Veeder
Cabernet Sauvignon

 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

Napa Valley
Allomi Cabernet Sauvignon

Intense aromas of anise, violets, brooding black fruit and toasty cedar with chocolate mocha

Mount Veeder 19 Block Mountain Cuvee Napa Valley bottle shot

Mount Veeder
19 Block Mountain Cuvee

Espresso notes co-mingle with cassis while flavors of wild blackberries and nutmeg entertain the palate

Napa Valley Chardonnay

Aromas and flavors of apple, white pear accented by aromas of honeysuckle



Our Celebration Cuvée delivers juicy, mouthfilling tannins, which develop alongside layered elements of ripe plum and cocoa with subtle oak spice


The wines from each distinct region express the flavor characteristics of the region they were grown in.

Mount Veeder Vineyards with marine influences

The Hess Collection

For 40+ years, The Hess Collection has been producing complex, elegant wines from its estates on Mt. Veeder & in Napa Valley. The winery & vineyards are founded in extremes & thrive on the rugged terrain from which the winemakers craft luxury wines.

The Lion - Hess Collection


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.


Lions Head Collection

The Lions Head Collection is inspired by the desire for expression and connection. These wines aim to entice the palate and the mind. This modern and sophisticated collection of wines is carefully curated, leveraging contemporary wine making technology and blending practices to showcase the optimal expression of the most distinctive growing regions in Napa and beyond.

Veeder Summit Vineyard's fruit use to produces artisan wines


(Winery Exclusive)
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.

Vineyards of Hess Select wines


Hess Select seeks out vineyards throughout California to find grapes that elevate the everyday wine experience.

Mendocino Shirtail Ranch Vineyard with Cabernet Sauvignon Grapes


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.

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