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La Jota Vineyard Co.

1102 Las Posadas Road
Angwin  CA 94508
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Not open to the public.

La Jota Vineyard was made world-famous by W.S. Keyes who founded this Howell Mountain region in the 1890s and pronounced it as the ideal source for bold, full-bodied and long aging wines. The volcanic soils of La Jota, high attitude and elevation a well as the cooler climate of this unique vineyard site has continued to yield wines of great fruit intensity, structure and aging potential.

La Jota Vineyard Company continues to craft Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Merlots from Howell Mountain that are exceptionally bold, long-aging and full-bodied wines.

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  • Open by appointment - call/email
  • Tasting at tasting bar
  • Seated tasting available
  • Tasting available in private area
  • Tasting fee
  • Fireplace
  • Winery practices sustainable agriculture/production
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The wines of La Jota are currently offered by reservations only at the Cardinale Tasting Room in Oakville, in the heart of the Napa Valley. Wines are served by the glass or as a flight with a selection of artisan cheeses. All tastings are led by an experienced wine educator, and tariffs vary by selection.

Special flights include the following:

Current Heritage Release and Howell Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Merlot
Vertical flight of three vintages of one varietal
An Estate Sommelier Tasting that offers a comparative flight of wines from the La Jota Vineyard Co. and other Howell Mountain producers

View from Tasting Room:  View of Napa Valley

Wine Education: Appellation Tasting

Food Available:  Food Pairing
  • Cabernet Franc
  • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Merlot
  • Howell Mountain

Premiere Napa Valley

Once a year the rarest new Napa Valley wines become available under one roof at Premiere Napa Valley. Wineries throughout the Napa Valley are given one task to participate: create a one-of-a-kind wine for this event to be purchased by one lucky bidder. This event is only open to select members of the wine trade and the successful bidder is the sole owner of this unique wine.

Premiere Napa Valley 2017

La Jota Vineyard Co.
Cases: 5
Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon
Vintage: 2015
Release Date: October - 2018
Appellation: Howell Mountain

To purchase this wine or check on availability contact:

Zoes Restaurant
Virginia Beach VA

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