Reviewed on 2019-09-05
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Rating 82
Style Red
Variety
Vintage 2016
Appellation
San Luis Obispo County
Central Coast
California
USA
ABV 14.9%
Price $29.00  Buy This Wine
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Perfect For

Last Minute Wine Runs, Party Wine, Pleasing A Crowd

Drink If You Like

Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot , Zinfandel

J. Lohr Hilltop Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 Review

Pro tip: If you put “hilltop” as your title maybe let us know (on your site, press release, something) what said “hilltop” means. The fruit is tart and the oak is sweet. There is tannin but it is not very structured (kind of dusty and not focused) and it’s a bit plumb-y. I’m gonna need proof these grapes were grown on a hilltop. But hey, this wine is everywhere and has some balance, so if you are in a pinch and need to spend a little more to impress with a price tag (for post-gift google searches) it’ll work.

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J. Lohr Hilltop Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2016
Pro tip: If you put “hilltop” as your title maybe let us know (on your site, press release, something) what said “hilltop” means. The fruit is tart and the oak is sweet. There is tannin but it is not very structured (kind of dusty and not focused) and it’s a bit plumb-y. I’m gonna need proof these grapes were grown on a hilltop. But hey, this wine is everywhere and has some balance, so if you are in a pinch and need to spend a little more to impress with a price tag (for post-gift google searches) it’ll work.

Reviewed On: 09-05-2019
82
POINTS
J. Lohr Hilltop Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2016
Pro tip: If you put “hilltop” as your title maybe let us know (on your site, press release, something) what said “hilltop” means. The fruit is tart and the oak is sweet. There is tannin but it is not very structured (kind of dusty and not focused) and it’s a bit plumb-y. I’m gonna need proof these grapes were grown on a hilltop. But hey, this wine is everywhere and has some balance, so if you are in a pinch and need to spend a little more to impress with a price tag (for post-gift google searches) it’ll work.

Reviewed On: 09-05-2019