WINE OF THE NAPA MOUNTAINS
Established in 1995, the name Lokoya is a tribute to honour the Native American tribe who settled in Mount Veeder, located in the western mountains of Napa Valley before the viticulture began in the 19th century. The winery produces some of the most stunning and finest Cabernet Sauvignons from Napa Valley and is considered as one of the leaders in the Jackson Family Wines portfolio.
A collection of four distinct Cabernet Sauvignons from four of Napa Valley’s most celebrated high altitude vineyards
Lokoya is a collection of Cabernet Sauvignon from four of Napa Valley’s most celebrated mountain appellations, each with its own distinction and character: Mount Veeder, Howell Mountain, Spring Mountain and Diamond Mountain. The wines from these single vineyards are 100% Cabernet Sauvignon and are very limited in quantities produced. Fermented with native yeast, and bottled unfined and unfiltered, resulting in the truest expression of the terroir.
2018 is a ‘textbook year’, a truly outstanding vintage and considered as one of Napa’s very best in the past 20 years.
Cooler than usual start to allow further ripening of the fruits, to little or no heat spikes resulted in the wines packed with energy and concentration. All wines are aged for 22 months in 90% plus new French oak. The wines drinks beautifully well after 4 years of bottle ageing, but it also has a potential to cellar-age a further 25 or more years.
CABERNET SAUVIGNON MOUNT VEEDER LOKOYA 2018
Bathed in sunlight on the western ridges of the Mayacamas Mountains, the vineyard sits at 550m in elevation. Deep garnet-purple colored, this Cabernet Sauvignon shows lifted aromatics marked by Veeder floral notes. On the palate, it is evocative of Asian spice and blue fruit, with post-rain minerality. This wine is elegant with a backbone of tannin that goes on forever
CABERNET SAUVIGNON HOWELL MOUNTAIN LOKOYA 2018
Located at the northeastern side of Vaca Range, the vineyard sits at 550m, and temperatures are cool but moderate. The vines were planted in 1888, and has been the exclusive source for this wine since its first vintage in 1995. This powerful Cabernet Sauvignon offers an ideal balance of acid and middle body weight.Blackberry, sourdough toast, crushed stone, and a little herb shine through in an intense depth of flavor.
CABERNET SAUVIGNON DIAMOND MOUNTAIN LOKOYA 2018
Diamond Mountain overlooks the town of Calistoga and is the western part of the Mayacamas Mountains. The grapes are sourced from a selection of blocks on three distinct vineyards, ranging from 365m to 550m elevation. The slightest hint of fresh mint on the nose leads the way to focused blue fruit and semi-sweet chocolate on the palate. This wine shows a perfect acid balance and a gentle, elevated shale minerality.
CABERNET SAUVIGNON SPRING MOUNTAIN DISTRICT LOKOYA 2018
Spring Mountain District appellation sits above the town of St. Helena on the eastern slopes of the Mayacamas Mountains, which separate Napa Valley from Sonoma County. The vineyard terrraces are sharpy inclined, which go from 300m to 640m elevation. It offers an incredible nose of cherry blossom aromatics, flavors of raspberry jam and Maraschino cherries, lifted acidity, and sweet finishing tannins.