Wine Review: William Hill Napa Valley Bench Blend 2012

Basic Information

Name –  William Hill Napa Valley Bench Blend 2012

Producer – William Hill Estate Winery

Vintage – 2012

Region – USA – California – Napa Valley

Varietal – Cabernet Sauvignon

Pricing – $42.00

Alcohol – 14.9% 


Wine is medium ruby in color.


The condition of the nose is clean with medium intensity aromas. Aromas consisting of black fruits like blackberry and black cherry. Also noted scents of eucalyptus and oak.


This wine is dry with high acidity, high tannins and full body. The flavor profile consists of black fruits, again blackberry and black cherry, which is followed by some herbaceous notes and chocolate. The finish is of oak and lasted long on the palate.

Overall Experience

We thought this is an excellent wine from the William Hill Estate Winery. The William Hill Napa Valley Bench Blend 2012 is complex, balanced and has a nice long finish, which are all the makings of a great drinking experience.


Food – Beef, Lamb, Spicy Foods and Poultry

Cigar – Camacho CoyolarPuro AmbarAging Room Quattro F55

Publication Ratings

Wine Enthusiast – 91pts.

Winemakers Notes

The Bench Blend wines are crafted from select blocks on the estate vineyard to display intense fruit flavors and layers of complexity. This William Hill Estate Bench Blend Cabernet Sauvignon opens with dark, luxurious aromas and flavors of black cherry, blackberry and boysenberry. Hints of dark chocolate, anise and clove frame the fruit flavors for an integrated palate and long, lingering finish.

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