2022 J. Lohr Gesture GSM Rhone Blend
Paso Robles Adelaida District, San Luis Obispo County, CA
This blend nicely complements an onion tart, grilled lamb, spicy crab cakes, or a savory vegetable stew.
Vineyard & Vintage
This Gesture GSM comes from plantings at our J. Lohr Stairway Vineyard located in the Adelaida District sub-AVA of Paso Robles. Slopes can be as much as 50% to 75% at this ranch; hiking up the vine rows requires caution when traversing the steep, step-like chalk rocks. Only crawler tractors can be used to safely farm this site.This part of Paso Robles is an ancient uplifted sea bed; fossilized sea shells are often found in the ground even though the vineyard is perched at 1,500 foot average elevation. Daytime high temperatures are moderate at this site due to early afternoon breezes from the nearby Pacific coast, just 13 miles away - creating ideal conditions for growing traditional Rhône varieties.