La Jota Vineyard Co.

2019 Cabernet Sauvignon
Howell Mountain

2021 Offering
Premiere Napa Valley
Auction 25 | Lot No. 66


La Jota Vineyard Co.

Cabernet Sauvignon
Howell Mountain

5 cases produced


  • 100% Cabernet Sauvignon grown in our historic Howell Mountain estate vineyard, which dates to 1888
  • Your wine is rich in red fruit, minerality and a savory herbal note, with desirable length and elegance
  • A cool climate, long growing season and sandstone-volcanic soils add to the wine’s intricacy
  • Native-yeast fermented, aging in French oak, and bottled unfined and unfiltered

Wine Facts

  • Wine is 100% estate grown and bottled

Chris Carpenter

Winemaker, La Jota Vineyard Co.

Winemaker, Chris Carpenter

Chris Carpenter is the winemaker for some of Napa Valley's most prestigious wineries, including Cardinale, Lokoya, La Jota and Mt. Brave. He has earned a reputation for taming Napa mountain tannins and creating legendary Cabernet Sauvignon. He believes in maximum attention in the vineyards and minimal intervention in the winery to create the purest expression of place.

Country born: United States

Education: BS in biology from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana and an MBA from the University of Illinois at Chicago
Master in viticulture and enology from UC Davis

Years in the wine industry: 15-20 years

Winemaking Philosophy:
I believe in paying the utmost attention to the vineyards and practicing minimal intervention in winery.

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