Tuesday, 24 December 2013
TN : Hedges Family Estate Red Mountain 2010, Hedges Family Estate, Red Mountain, Washington State, USA
This wine is a blend of 44% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Merlot, 10% Syrah, 3% Cabernet Franc, and 3% Malbec.
The grapes for this wine came from the following vineyards: Bel' Villa (35%), Hedges (31%), Magdalena (11%), Obelisco (11%), Les Gosses (8%), and Rockwell Brown (4%).
The wine spent 14 months in oak (37% French, 53% American, and 10% Hungarian), 49% neutral and 51% new. The TA is 5.6 grammes per litre and the pH is 3.72.
10, 799 cases were produced. The winemakers were Pete Hedges and Sarah Goedhart.
This wine was imported by Terrific Wines AB.
Colour : Blackcurrant
Aroma : Blackcurrants, oaky, mint, milk chocolate, cedar, herbs
Taste : Cherries, blackcurrant, blackberry, herbs, cherries, drying finish
Alcohol : 13.5%
Price : 169 SEK
Systembolaget Number : 99275
Mark : C+
Website : Hedges Family Estate