March 12, 2019 – The 26th annual Monterey International Wine Competition gave the crown for Best of Monterey County to Ghost Hull 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon from San Lucas Vineyard, $42.99, with 96 points. This wine, produced by Scheid Family Wines at their Greenfield winery, impressed the judging panel as well as the Chief Judge, Rich Cook, who runs the competition.
It’s yet another confirmation of the winemaking prowess of this once grower-only company, that began planting vineyards as tax writeoffs back in the early days of Monterey wine country. Who knew? It’s from the San Lucas Vineyard, in the San Lucas AVA, about 20 miles south of the Scheid winery facility. With over 1k cases made, it is currently sold in Kroger stores all over the country.
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