Varieties

The Reds

bottle of HWC Cab Franc red wine

2017 Cabernet Franc

Fermented in large format French oak barrels using only indigenous yeast and left unfiltered and unfined for a more expressive representation of this classic Finger Lakes varietal.

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2017 Syrah

A rare varietal in the Finger Lakes, our 2017 Syrah reflects a Northern Rhone style. Fermented using indigenous yeast and no fining or filtering for great expression of terroir and varietal character.

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2017 Merlot

Fermented using indigenous yeast and bottled without any fining or sterile filtration for an expressive wine that is balanced with both strength and finesse.

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2016 Essence

Essence is a full bodied Bordeaux style blend of Cabernet Sauvignon (34% ), Merlot (33% ), and Cabernet Franc (33% ). All grapes are handpicked and handsorted and each barrel is carefully selected for a perfectly balanced blend.

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Soul Red

A medium bodied dry red blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Syrah, Lemberger, and Merlot. Sleek, with nice complexity.

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Dry Rosé

Made from 100% Cabernet Franc, this dry rosé is made in the saignee method. Refreshing yet lush on the palate with a great balance of fruit, acidity and minerality.

Varieties

The Whites

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2017 Pinot Blanc

Fermented and aged in French oak, this dry white is rich and complex while still maintaining freshness and verve.

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2017 Pinot Gris

This medium bodied Pinot Gris is partially aged in neutral French oak barrels for a heavier mouthfeel and full texture while still maintaining fruit and minerality.

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2017 Dry Riesling

Representative of what Finger Lakes terroir can do, this Riesling is fermented dry in stainless steel for a wine that is crisp with bright acidity and balance.

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2018 Sauvignon Blanc

Pressed whole cluster and fermented at a slow cool rate to preserve aromatics, theSauvignon Blanc is crisp, fresh and elegant.

bottle of HWC Luminessence white wine

2017 Luminessence

Co-fermented blend of each of our Alsatian white wine grapes. Bright, full, zippy with a hint of spice, it embodies the varietal characteristics of each the Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc, Riesling and Gewürztraminer.

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2016 Gewürztraminer

This Gewürztraminer, having been picked in a very hot and dry year, is concentrated with intense varietal character. After a 48 hour cold soak on the skins, the wine is dry and energetic

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2016 Semi-Dry Riesling

A Riesling made in stainless steel with just a touch of sweetness. This is an off-dry style that is balanced with natural fruit and acidity.

bottle of HWC Soul White white wine

Soul White

This semi-sweet white wine is a blend of Ravat (40%), Vidal (40%) and Cayuga (20%). It’s fruity, fresh and energetic.

Varieties

Catawba

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Catawba White

A white Catawba with a nose of fresh picked grapes. Hints of pear and citrus make it a perfect wine for hot afternoons on the lake.A white Catawba with a nose of fresh picked grapes. Hints of pear and citrus make it a perfect wine for hot afternoons on the lake.

bottle of HWC Catawba blush wine

Catawba Blush

A sweet and juicy pink wine made from the native Catawba.

Wine Club Membership

Club members at Hector Wine Company are like family and with three different ways to join, there’s a fit for everyone. Special privileges at the winery, first access to limited release and library wines and complimentary tastings are among just a few of the perks of being a member.