On the palate, the 2003 La Jota Howell Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon is concentrated and firm, with intense mountain blackberry and black raspberry fruit, minerals, and some dried herb character.
Jancis Robinson, JancisRobinson.com, June 2008
“This is the best block of the entire vineyard and has produced some great wines. This shows plenty of crème de cassis fruit, notes of wet rocks, graphite, vanilla and berries, especially black raspberry and black currants.”
Robert M. Parker Jr., Robert Parker Wine Advocate, April 2014
The 2010 La Jota Howell Mountain Cabernet showcases anise and blackberry fruit with notes of pine and toast, combined with great textural length and a lingering finish.