J. Lohr Hilltop Cabernet Sauvignon 1998

Cabernet Sauvignon from Central Coast, California

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Winemaker's Notes

Deep, black cherry-red in color, the 1998 vintage of Hilltop Cabernet Sauvignon reflects the cooler growing season of this "El Niño" year, with aromas of blueberry, violet and black currant, and a bouquet of vanilla, roasted almonds, tar and smoky oak. The 1998 Hilltop delivers a structure and power reminiscent of Bordeaux's finest Cabernet Sauvignon-based wines. The structure allows this wine to age for 10 to 15 years while providing a suppleness of texture and balance that makes it enjoyable today.

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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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