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2016 Lamborn Family Vineyards 2200'

ITEM 7954370 - Removed from a temperature and humidity controlled wine storage unit; Purchased at retail

Bidder Quantity Amount Total
3 $50
Item Sold Amount Date
I7966983 2 $45 Oct 3, 2021
I7933244 2 $55 Aug 29, 2021
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PRODUCER

Lamborn Family Vineyards

Lamborn Family Vineyards was started in 1971 when Bob and Mike Lamborn, a father and his adult son, purchased 40 acres on Howell Mountain. The 1982 debut vintage was made by winemaker Randy Dunn, a friend and neighbor. Acclaimed winemaker Heidi Barrett started making Lamborn wines in 1996 and the estate now produces about 900 cases of year of Howell Mountain Zinfandel and Cabernet Sauvignon.

REGION

United States, California, Napa Valley, Howell Mountain

Howell Mountain AVA in Northeastern Napa Valley was the first of Napa Valley’s sub-appellations, earning its own designation in 1984, just a year after Napa Valley became an appellation. As the name suggests, the AVA is in one of the highest elevations in the area. Every vineyard in the appellation is at least 1,400 feet above sea level. Some vineyards are as high as 2,200 feet and because of their altitude most of the AVA’s vineyards receive more sun than vineyards at lower elevations, which are affected by fog from the Pacific Ocean and the San Pablo Bay. Howell Mountain was home to vineyards in the late 19th century, but winemaker Randy Dunn is considered the area’s most influential modern pioneer. Dunn moved to Howell Mountain in 1979, acquired property and began making exceptionally rich Cabernet Sauvignon. The AVA also grows Zinfandel, Chardonnay, Merlot and Cabernet Franc. There are 600 vineyard acres within Howell Mountain AVA.