Ripe fruit aromas of black cherry and currant are accented by notes of toasted pastry, hazelnut, and vanilla from our barrel aging program.
Big, juicy red-fruit flavors infuse the palate while softly textured tannins lead to a long finish.
Rainfall totals were higher than average in 2019. We normally see slightly later budbreak in wet
years, which delays the bloom, veraison, and harvest stages for the entire vintages. This worked to
our advantage in 2019. With adequate canopy and moisture to endure early summer heat spikes, our Cabernet Sauvignon was able to ripen well into the last weeks of October. This led to extraordinary fruit intensity and depth of color. Our proprietary fermentation methods extracted the full flavor of Cabernet with abundant pigment while twelve months of barrel aging contributed complexity and lovely pastry and baking spice aromas and flavors.
12 months aging in 60-gallon American oak barrels, 18.5% new.
Barrel type: Predominantly medium-plus toasted Missouri and Minnesota oak with toasted heads.
The 2019 J. Lohr Estates Seven Oaks Cabernet Sauvignon is dense and dark at the core, with a brilliant garnet hue around the rim.
An excellent companion to grilled beef, lasagna, or dark chocolate.