Full Review

Lobo

Lobo
2016 Howl Wulff Vineyards Custom Red Blend, Napa Valley

Pair this wine with:
Beef Cheese Pasta Pork

Category: Other US Red

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 14.5%
92 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$65
Cellar Selection

Lobo
2016 Howl Wulff Vineyards Custom Red Blend, Napa Valley

Pair this wine with:
Beef Cheese Pasta Pork

Category: Other US Red

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 14.5%
Deep purple color. Aromas and flavors of baked fruit tart, sweet pea blossom, silky vanilla cream, and aloe with a satiny, vibrant, fruity medium-to-full body and a smooth, intricate, medium-long finish that exhibits accents of cafe au lait with moderate oak flavor. A beautifully restrained Napa red that offers elegant refinement in a glass.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: New World, Fruity, Juicy & Smooth, Rich & Full & Spicy & Complex
Aroma Aroma: baked fruit tart, sweet pea blossom, silky vanilla cream, and aloe
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with accents of cafe au lait
Sweetness Sweetness: Fruity
Enjoy Enjoy: In 3-6 years on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Baked Ham, Meat Loaf, Lasagna
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A beautifully restrained Napa red that offers elegant refinement in a glass.

The Producer

Lobo Wines - Wulff Vineyards

The Producer
2275 Soda Canyon Rd
Napa, CA 94558
USA
1 707-224-8322

Other US Red

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Serve in a Zinfandel Wine Glass
'Other Red' is a catch-all category for both uncommon grape varietals and uncommon combinations of varietals. There are little pockets of other red varietals grown throughout the US. In California, Italian varietals such as Barbera, Gignolino, Primitivo, and Nebbiolo and esoteric Rhone varietals like Cinsault and Carignano can be found. Tempranillo, best known as the principal red variety of Spain’s Rioja, can also be found in small plantings in the Southwest where hot grown conditions favor the grape. Many producers throughout the US produce blends of Bordeaux with non-Bordeaux varietals such as Zinfandel, Petit Sirah, Syrah and even hybrids like Chambourcin that fall under our Other US Red category.