2016 Amici Oakville Ranch Cabernet Sauvignon Magnum

97points

Wine Advocate

“Big, rich and full”

Vineyard Notes

The 2016 Amici Cellars Oakville Ranch Cabernet Sauvignon is a decadent, delicious wine grown in one of the highest-altitude vineyards in Oakville. The organically farmed Oakville Ranch is tended by legendary organic grapegrower Phil Coturri, and the site’s elevation, along with its signature red soils, leads to a rich and powerful wine.

Winemaking Notes

Rich and velvety from first glance to lingering finish, the 2016 Oakville Ranch Cabernet Sauvignon begins with fresh aromas of mountain blueberries and black cherry juice. Light cocoa and coffee notes appear as well, carrying through the palate redolent with dark fruit, redcurrant, cranberry and vanilla. Dense texture and layers of dark chocolate, soy, saddle leather and well-integrated tannins carry through the palate into the wine’s long finish.

$375
1.5 L
Vintage
2016
Varietal
Cabernet Sauvignon Magnum
Vineyard
Oakville Ranch
Appellation
Oakville, Napa Valley
Blend
100% Cabernet Sauvignon
Alcohol
14.5%
Fermentation & Aging
100% stainless steel fermentation. Aged 22 months in 100% new French oak barrels

Reviews

97points

Wine Advocate

“Composed of 100% Cabernet Sauvignon aged 22 months in 100% new French oak, the very deep purple-black colored 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon Oakville Ranch Vineyard comes charging from the glass with vibrant chocolate-covered cherries, crushed blackcurrants, blackberry pie and Chinese five spice with hints of wild sage, garrigue and unsmoked cigars. The palate is big, rich and full with a firm, grainy frame and oodles of freshness, finishing long on a provocative mineral/iron ore note.”

96points

Jeb Dunnuck

“The deep, rich, and concentrated 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon Oakville Ranch is full-bodied yet light on its feet, with good acidity and moderate yet fine, sweet tannins. Giving up notes of blackberries, currants, chocolate, and tobacco leaf, drink this layered 2016 Cabernet over the coming two decades. This cuvée comes from an incredibly rocky site in the Oakville AVA.”

95points

Vinous Media

“An addition in this range, the 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon Oakville Ranch captures the essence of what makes this rugged hillside site so compelling, specifically the interplay of exotic ripeness and bright acids. Succulent red cherry, rose petal, mint and sweet spice all infuse this vibrant, strikingly beautiful Cabernet.”

94points

James Suckling

“This is very silky and polished with such length and texture. I am so in love with the mouthfeel. Full-bodied, integrated and tight. It really takes off at the finish. A great new wine. Don’t miss this.”

Purchase


$375
1.5 L

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