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Date Printed: 9/17/2014
La Jota Howell Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon (6 Liter) 1987
La Jota Howell Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon (6 Liter) 1987
(search item no. 120349)
collectible wine

Wine Spectator rating: 95 points
PRICE ON 9/17/2014: $739.00

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2011 Vinous / Antonio Galloni rating: 95 points
2011 James Suckling rating: 91 points
2011 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
2010 James Suckling rating: 92 points
2010 Vinous / Antonio Galloni rating: 92 points
2009 Wine Enthusiast rating: 95 points
2009 Vinous / Antonio Galloni rating: 94 points
2009 Wine Spectator rating: 92 points
2009 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
2001 Wine & Spirits rating: 92 points
1997 Wine Spectator rating: 88 points
1995 International Wine Cellar rating: 92 points
1995 The Wine Advocate rating: 91 points
1993 The Wine Advocate rating: 92 points

Winemaker's Notes:

This expression of cool Howell Mountain terroir comes from a selection of softer-textured Cabernet Sauvignon fruit. A small percentage of Merlot imparts plushness and broader tannins, while a dash of Petit Verdot from a small block near the winery adds intriguing spice character.
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