J. Lohr Hilltop Cabernet Sauvignon 1997

Cabernet Sauvignon from Central Coast, California

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Item No. 22869
  • red wine

Winemaker's Notes

The 1997 Hilltop Cabernet Sauvignon marks the third vintage from this special place and its truly an outstanding vintage. The concentrated aromas of blueberry, cassism and black cherry are complexed by twenty-four months of aging in 100% new thin stave French oak barrels. This extended oak aging not only concentrated the fruit aromas, but contributed a tary roasted oak, vanilla and tobacco bouquet. Showing mature fruit and fullness with ample but sweet well integrated tannins the 1997 Hilltop Cabernet Sauvignon has the finesse and structure of the finest appellations of Cabernet.

Alcohol: 13.7% by volume.

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Founded more than three decades ago by Jerry Lohr, J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines crafts an array of acclaimed wines from estate grapes. Still guided by Jerry today, this pioneering estate vineyard program is comprised of almost 3,000 acres of vines in Monterey County, Paso Robles and Napa Valley. From this palette of world-class fruit, J. Lohr handcrafts three tiers of award-winning...

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The largest of California's wine growing regions, the Central Coast produces the majority of California's wine. The district sprawls out, covering most of the vineyard land between San Francisco and Santa Barbara. Smaller sub-AVAs of the Central Coast include Monterey Bay, Paso Robles, Santa Ynez Valley, Santa Maria Valley, Santa Cruz Mountains and many others. Notable Facts...

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Learn About Cabernet Sauvignon

(cab-uhr-NAY sow-veeh-yawn) King of Red Many refer to Cabernet Sauvignon as the king of red grapes. Perhaps that title is due to its ability to grow worldwide in a number of climates, or to the fact that it produces wine with such character yet such diversity. Either way, this grape is responsible, as a whole or a partner, for some of the greatest wines in the world. In Bordeaux,...

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