2016 La Jota Vineyard Co.
Howell Mountain Merlot

Howell Mountain, Napa Valley, CA
$85.00 per bottle / 72.25 club price
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2016 La Jota Howell Mountain Merlot

The 2016 La Jota Merlot encompasses all that is Mountain Merlot with a structure to relish. Notes of espresso, dark chocolate, and toast follow ripe blackberry, minerality, and weight on the palate.


La Jota Vineyard, W.S. Keyes Vineyard


20 months in French oak (74% new)

Alcohol by Volume


Harvest Date

October 5 - October 25, 2016


90% Merlot,
5.5% Petit Verdot,
4.5% Tannat


95 points
Kim Marcus
Wine Advocate, November 2019