A wine that's peaking right now. It's had 14 years of ageing and is approaching its most drinkable.
Founded in the 1890s, La Jota Vineyard Co. overlooks Napa Valley from high upon Howell Mountain. The volcanic soils, elevation and climate of this unique site yield wines of great fruit intensity, structure and aging potential. Discover our rich history, our mountain vineyard and winemaking, and our century-old fieldstone winery ? not to mention many unique opportunities to experience each of our exceptional Howell Mountain wines.
"A mix of ripe, supple currant, plum and black cherry, with pretty herb, earth and sage notes that are concentrated and intense. Has firm tannins but also good length. Best from 2004 through 2012. 1,385 cases made. 88 points"
? JL, Wine Spectator, NapaIssue: Oct 15, 2003