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Wine Enthusiast Awards Ecluse Wines 90+ Scores 


Ecluse Wines earns accolades from Wine Enthusiast magazine

WINE ENTHUSIAST ACCOLADES FOR PASO ROBLES ÉCLUSE WINESÉcluse Wines of Paso Robles has caught the attention of Wine Enthusiast critics. Recent reviews of Écluse Wines gave 90+ scores to the boutique, estate driven brand emphasizing the quality, elegance and consistency of the wines.

A selection of these accolades will be listed in the June issue of Wine Enthusiast, which hits newsstands on May 7 and goes online in the searchable wine database June 1. Located on the Westside of the Paso Robles American Viticulture Area (AVA), Écluse Wines continue to gain the respect and recognition from wine critics and is quickly building its reputation as one of the region’s brands to watch.

Wines and ratings by Wine Enthusiast include:

  • Écluse 2009 Reserve Lock Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon – 92 Wine Enthusiast
  • Écluse 2010 Lock Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon – 91 Wine Enthusiast
  • Écluse 2010 Ensemble Lock Vineyard, Bordeaux Style Red Blend – 90 Wine Enthusiast Écluse 2010 Lock Vineyard Syrah – 90 Wine Enthusiast

“I am very proud of these wines. The 2009 and 2010 vintages provided the perfect balance of terroir with temperatures giving us the optimum ripeness and fruit flavors,” said Steve Lock, winemaker and proprietor. “Working with the fruit from our 30-acre estate vineyard for the past 15 years helps me really understand each of these wines from the vineyard to the glass. I’m pleased the wine critics are discovering what I believe are some very special wines.”

Écluse Wines are available on a limited basis and these highly rated wines will sell out soon. Customers may purchase wines directly at the tasting room or online. Proprietors Steve and Pam Lock invite wine enthusiasts to join them in the tasting room or find Écluse Wines throughout the festival season at these upcoming events:

  • Paso Robles Wine Festival – May 17 – 19
  • Rhone Rangers Los Angeles Tasting Event – June 23
  • Central Coast Wine Classic – July 14
  • Sunset SAVOR the Central Coast – September 28-29

Écluse Wines is located at 1520 Kiler Canyon Road in Paso Robles, CA. Their modest tasting room among the barrels is staffed for tasting Friday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. You may even find Steve, proprietor and winemaker, with the wine thief offering barrel samples. Visit their new website, and like them on Facebook to read their full story and to stay up to date with all of the Écluse happenings. Écluse Wines invites you to Come Savor the Wine that is truly Écluse.

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