2016 La Jota Vineyard Co.
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)
October 5 - October 25, 2016
5.5% Petit Verdot,
Wine Advocate, November 2019