La Jota Howell Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 - 750ml

$ 159.00

97 Points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

"The 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon Howell Mountain is deep garnet-purple colored and features gregarious crème de cassis, black cherry preserves and baked plums with touches of Indian spices, cigar box and charcuterie. Full, firm and decadently fruited, it has a fantastic foundation and very long, layered and expressive finish."

La Jota Vineyard Co. was founded in 1898 by Frederick Hess, an immigrant from Switzerland, who established a German-language newspaper in San Francisco. No doubt influenced by other European immigrants involved in California's nascent wine industry, Hess purchased 327 acres of a Mexican land grant—Rancho La Jota—on Howell Mountain to plant vineyards. He built the stone winery from volcanic ash rock quarried on the property; his first fermentation tanks also came from the estate, from a stand of nearby coastal redwoods.

Today, the winery proudly carries on the century-old La Jota Vineyard Co. winemaking tradition, producing small lots of mountain Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, and Chardonnay.

In 2005 the Jackson Family Wines purchases the La Jota Vineyard Co. and surrounding acreage, and names Chris Carpenter Winemaker.

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La Jota's Tasting Notes

On the palate, the 2016 La Jota Cabernet Sauvignon has blackberry, rosemary, subtle Asian spice, and a hint of Petit Verdot that rounds out the flavors. With a great mid palate weight and earthy tannic structure, there is no doubt you are drinking a Howell Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon.

Country United States
Region California
Sub-Region Howell Mountain, Napa Valley
Ratings 97 Wine Advocate; 96 Jeb Dunnuck; 95 James Suckling; 94 Wine Spectator
Varietal(s) 77% Cabernet Sauvignon
8% Cabernet Franc
7 % Malbec
5% Merlot
3 % Petit Verdot
Color Red
ABV 15%
Vintage 2016
Size 750mL
Closure Cork

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