Growing Conditions

The 2017 growing season commenced with a wet spring followed by a temperate, gorgeous
summer. A mid-September heatwave was followed by a cooling period which lengthened the
growing season leading to optimal ripeness. The second week of October saw high winds which
brought disaster in the form of fires. Fortunately, the entirety of the fruit was harvested before
this devastating event. The 2017 La Jota Cabernet Franc is perfumed with black and red fruit
with hints of espresso bean and thyme. The palate is structured and expansive with a long finish.
Incredibly approachable now, the 2017 will continue to develop beautifully for years to come.