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2015 La Jota Cabernet Sauvignon "Howell Mountain"

La Jota 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon

Winery: La Jota

Vintage: 2015

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Howell Mountain"

Wine Category: Cabernet Sauvignon

Grape blend: 75% Cabernet Sauvignon, 9% Cabernet Franc, 7% Merlot, 6% Malbec & 3% Petit Verdot

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Howell Mountain

State or country: CA

Price: $125

Cases produced: 1,700

KWG Score: 95 (based on 4 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (92)

Review date: November 25, 2018

Wine Review: This opaque and very dark purple colored Cabernet Sauvignon finished in second place in our Big Blind Tasting. It opens with a fragrant blueberry bouquet with notes of cherry-cola. On the palate, this wine is full bodied, very well-balanced, silky and fruit forward. The flavor profile is a blueberry and dark chocolate blend with notes of kirsch and oak. We also detected hints of currant and espresso. The finish is dry and its flavors and well-managed tannins show terrific length. This Cab would pair well with a short rib stew. Enjoy - KWGTP

Winemaker Notes: On the palate, the 2015 La Jota Cabernet Sauvignon has dark chocolate, espresso, toast, and a hint of Petit Verdot finishing with a great mid palate weight and earthy tannic structure, there is no doubt you are drinking a Howell Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon.

Organic status: not organic

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