Varieties

The Reds

bottle of HWC Essence red wine

2017 Essence

Essence is a full bodied Bordeaux style blend of Cabernet Sauvignon (50% ), Cabernet Franc (29% ) and Merlot (21%). All grapes are handpicked and handsorted and each barrel is carefully selected for a perfectly balanced blend.

bottle of HWC Lemberger red wine

2018 Lemberger

Handpicked from the vineyard adjacent to the winery, this Lemberger is a “nouveau” style red wine that is fruit forward and easy drinking. Made in large format French oak, it is a limited production wine at only 100 cases.

bottle of HWC Soul Red red wine

Soul Red

Our medium bodied, house style dry red. It is a blend of Syrah, Chancellor, Lemberger, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Merlot. Sleek, with nice complexity.

bottle of HWC syrah red wine

2017 Syrah

A rare varietal in the Finger Lakes, our 2017 Syrah reflects a Northern Rhone style. Fermented using indigenous yeast and bottled unfined/unfiltered for great expression of terroir and varietal character.

bottle of HWC Cab Franc red wine

2018 Cabernet Franc

An expressive representation of this classic Finger Lakes varietal, our Cabernet Franc is aged in large format French oak barrels and bottled unfined/unfiltered.

Varieties

The Whites

bottle of HWC pinot blanc white wine

2018 Pinot Blanc

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

bottle of HWC pinot gris white wine

2017 Pinot Gris

This medium bodied Pinot Gris is partially aged in neutral French oak barrels for a to give it texture and density while still maintaining fruit and minerality.

bottle of HWC dry riesling white wine

2018 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.

bottle of HWC Sauvignon blanc white wine

2018 Sauvignon Blanc - SOLD OUT

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.

bottle of HWC gewurztraminer white wine

2017 Gewürztraminer

Cold soaked on the skins for 48 hours, this dry Gewurztraminer has very distinctive varietal character.

bottle of HWC Riesling white wine

2017 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

bottle of HWC Catawba white wine

Catawba White

A white Catawba with a nose of fresh picked grapes, 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.