2020 J. Lohr Shotwell Vineyard Malbec
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El Pomar District, Paso Robles, CA
Expressive vibrant fruit within 5 years of vintage date, with the capacity to hold 10 years.10 Years
Enjoy with Argentine- style beef asado or try with a portobello mushroom sandwich.
The J. Lohr Shotwell Vineyard is located in the El Pomar District of the Paso Robles AVA. The climate here is a moderate Region II on the Winkler heat accumulation scale, which characterizes it as a quite cool location for late-ripening red varieties. This tightly spaced cordon-trained, spur-pruned planting of Malbec clone 596 is laid out with an 8’ by 4’ vine spacing, and was planted in 2015 on a steep, north- facing slope of calcareous Linne-Calodo soil.