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2014 Arietta H Block Hudson Vineyard

UNITED STATES / CALIFORNIA / CARNEROS
  • 94 WA
  • Variety
    Proprietary Blend
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SKU: 70214-2014-750-3A

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$289.00

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  • Wine Advocate | Rating: 94

    The most expensive wine in the portfolio is the 2014 Proprietary Red H Block, a blend of 68% Cabernet Franc and 32% Merlot from the Hudson Vineyard in Los Carneros. A young, promising and youthful wine ' elegance and power are combined in a deep ruby/purple wine with notes of forest floor, white flowers, blueberry, raspberry and firm tannin, but it is well-integrated and the wine medium to full-bodied with an almost ethereal delicacy when it moves across the palate. This is a beauty, still young and relatively unevolved, but promises to be sensational with another 3-5 years of bottle age and should keep for 20-25 years at the minimum.
    Author: Robert Parker
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  • Not quite a newcomer, in terms of the powers behind it, Arietta was founded in 1996 as a partnership between renowned winemaker John Kongsgaard, his wife Maggy, and wine auctioneer Fritz Hatton. The Hudson Ranch (Napa/Carneros) provides the mostly Cabernet Franc of H Block and the Merlot and Syrah of Variation One. Make sure to try some of their first foray into the realm of white On The White Keys which is made from hillside Sauvignon Blanc and old vine Semillon.

    See other similar producers:Tamber Bey Vineyards,Hartwell Estate,Scholium Project

    Collector Data For This Wine

    • 38 bottles owned
    • 8 collectors