J. Lohr Estates Los Osos Merlot 2008

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The 2008 Cypress Vineyards Merlot presents a garnet red color of medium density with hues indicative of full maturation. Lovely aromas of fresh plums, red currants and sour cherry, are complemented by a subtle hint of mint. The soft texture of this wine follows through to a long and satisfying finish. T

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J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines:
Founded in 1972, J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines crafts an array of acclaimed wines from estate vineyards in Monterey County, Paso Robles and Napa Valley. From this world-class palette of fruit, J. Lohr produces three tiers of award-winning wines – J. Lohr Estates, J. Lohr Vineyard Series and J. Lohr Cuvée Series. Selecting Monterey County’s Arroyo Seco appellation for his o... Read more
Founded in 1972, J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines crafts an array of acclaimed wines from estate vineyards in Monterey County, Paso Robles and Napa Valley. From this world-class palette of fruit, J. Lohr produces three tiers of award-winning wines – J. Lohr Estates, J. Lohr Vineyard Series and J. Lohr Cuvée Series. Selecting Monterey County’s Arroyo Seco appellation for his original vineyard, Jerry planted his first 280 acres of grapes beginning in 1972. Ideally suited for cool-climate winegrowing, these vineyards have become an acclaimed source for outstanding Chardonnay, Riesling, Valdiguié and Pinot Noir. At the heart of J. Lohr’s renowned red wine program are its 2,000 acres of estate vineyards in Paso Robles. Featuring warm, sunny days, cool nights and diverse soils, these vineyards have proven ideal for cultivating a flavorful array of grapes including voluptuous and complex Bordeaux varietals of Cabernet, Merlot and Cabernet Franc along with Syrah and Zinfandel. Read less

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Snooth User: BeautifulCalamity
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04/05/2012

J. Lohr Estates Los Osos Merlot fruity for a merlot.


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External Reviews for J. Lohr Estates Los Osos Merlot

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Source: Prestige Wine & Spirits
05/22/2011

An elegantly structured wine with real quality and finesse. It drinks bone dry, with cherry, moo shu pork sauce, mocha and smoky oak flavors wrapped into velvety, firm tannins. Drink now.


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Source: Prestige Wine & Spirits
05/22/2011

Here's a Merlot that's forward in jammy black cherry, blackberry and chocolate flavors. It's soft, in the way of warm country wines, but the firm tannins provide a good structure.


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Source: Prestige Wine & Spirits
05/22/2011

Good price for a Merlot this tasty. It's softly tannic and juicy, rich in fat in black cherry pie, bacon and toast flavors. A versatile full-bodied red wine for drinking now.


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Source: NapaCabs.com
07/06/2011

Winemakers Notes - The 2008 J. Lohr Estates Los Osos Merlot has a mature red color with a bright raspberry hue. Black cherry and pomegranate aromas are complimented by an oak signature reminiscent of cedar and dark chocolate. This soft wine has finely textured tannins and is bright and lively on the palate with a finish of Rainier cherry fruit.


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Source: Prestige Wine & Spirits
09/27/2011

Rich and juicy, this simple merlot has smoky black fruit while remaining cool. For a grilled tri-tip.


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Source: Prestige Wine & Spirits
05/22/2011

This California red offers a soft, inviting nose of blackberry and dark ripe cherry. The palate is round, rich and velvety, bursting with deep, black fruits. Accents of spicy oak and a dusting of tannins makes this red as inviting as your favorite sweatshirt. Deliciously balanced, it will match well with your next steak dinner.


External Review
01/28/2011

The 2008 J. Lohr Estates Los Osos Merlot has a mature red color with a bright raspberry hue. Black cherry and pomegranate aromas are complimented by an oak signature reminiscent of cedar and dark chocolate. This soft wine has finely textured tannins and is bright and lively on the palate with a finish of Rainier cherry fruit. - Winery


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his wine should be enjoyed in its youth or cellared up to five years.

The 2008 Cypress Vineyards Merlot presents a garnet red color of medium density with hues indicative of full maturation. Lovely aromas of fresh plums, red currants and sour cherry, are complemented by a subtle hint of mint. The soft texture of this wine follows through to a long and satisfying finish. T

Dietary Information: Kosher

Closure: Cork

Wine Specs:

Sugar: .42 grams per liter Total Acidity: .67 grams per liter

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