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J. Lohr Hilltop Cabernet Sauvignon 2018 Wine Review

J. Lohr Hilltop Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

J. Lohr Hilltop Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

Paso Robles, California, United States

Community Score:91/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $49.95

Drink: 2021-2028

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.9%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: J. Lohr

Agent: Barrique Wine Imports Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 90/100

From the Paso Robles, California wine region, J. Lohr's Hilltop 2018 is a fragrant Cabernet Sauvignon-driven red wine blend with 5% Petit Verdot and 2% Malbec splashed in. The wine was matured 18 months in French oak barriques (70% new). Look for ripe blueberry, cherry and dark plum aromas on the nose, full-bodied and smooth on the palate with ripe dark berry, cherry, mocha, dark spices, smoky and toasty on the palate. Pour with a grilled T-bone steak or roast beef dinner. This vintage was awarded Gold at the 2020 San Francisco International Wine Competition.

Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: hearty meat dishes with autumn veggies, rib eye steak on the barbie, meat lover's pizza.

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This J. Lohr Hilltop Cabernet Sauvignon 2018 was reviewed on April 1, 2022 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Jennifer Havers - WSET Level 3 rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Rich, velvety, and robust. Aromas of dark plum, blueberry and currant, with notes of mocha and warm spice. Full bodied, mouthwatering acidity, and soft, smooth tannins on the palate, with ripe, dark berry notes, and hints of vanilla, mocha, and spice. Enjoy with prime rib.
From J. Lohr, Hilltop 2018 Cabernet Sauvignon is a fragrant Cabernet Sauvignon-driven red wine blend with 5% Petit Verdot and 2% Malbec splashed in. Deep and dark ruby red in the glass with dark berry, cassis, cocoa and spicy aromas; dry, full-bodied and juicy with ripe dark berry, baking spice, black olive flavours long and savoury on the palate. Pour with a grilled T-bone steak or roast beef dinner. This vintage was awarded Gold at the 2020 San Francisco International Wine Competition. - Community Wine Reviews

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