Located in an ancient volcanic zone, this pristine and relatively unknown place has unique and diverse soils and a climate perfectly suited to Bordeaux grapes.Anakota produces two single-vineyard Cabernet Sauvignons from the winery’s estate vineyards.
Helena Dakota is a 12.4-acre vineyard, and is situated at an altitude of 750 feet at the base of Mount St. Helena’s two highest peaks. The site possesses a moderate microclimate and has reddish-brown gravel/silt loam soils, intermingled with some volcanic rock. At an elevation of 950 feet, the 60-acre Helena Montana vineyard is set in a diverse landscape of rolling hills, undulating benches and severe slopes with grades of up to 30 degrees. It has a hard crusty soil and is exposed to the cool maritime winds from the West.