J. Lohr 2013 Seven Oaks Cabernet Sauvignon (Paso Robles) Rating and Review | Wine Enthusiast
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J. Lohr 2013 Seven Oaks Cabernet Sauvignon (Paso Robles)

Rating
89
Price
$17
Winery
Region
Wine Type
Red
Alcohol
13.5%
Bottle Size
750 ml
Issue Date
3/1/2016
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This wine strikes a wide purple fruit note at first before centering on plum jam, wood smoke and a licorice element. On the palate, medium tannins frame a medium and smooth mouthfeel, with flavors of tobacco leaf giving way to richer coffee and woody elderberry flavors. Matt Kettmann

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90-93

Excellent
Highly recommended

87-89

Very Good
Often good value; well recommended

83-86

Good
Suitable for everyday consumption, often good value

80-82

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