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Date Printed: 2/13/2016
J. Lohr Hilltop Cabernet Sauvignon 1998
J. Lohr Hilltop Cabernet Sauvignon 1998
(search item no. 45253)

PRICE ON 2/13/2016: $25.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2012 Tasting Panel rating: 92 points
2010 Tasting Panel rating: 91 points
2010 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points
2006 Wine Enthusiast rating: 92 points

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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About J. Lohr Winery:

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 wines – J. Lohr Estates, J. Lohr Vineyard Series and J. Lohr Cuvée Series. In addition to its signature brands, J. Lohr offers numerous flavorful wines under the Cypress Vineyards, ARIEL (non-alcoholic) and Painter Bridge labels.