The Spring Mountain appellation lies above the town of St. Helena on the eastern slopes of the Mayacamas Mountains that separate Napa Valley from Sonoma Valley. The area is defined by small vineyards, often hand-tilled on terraces and sloping meadows, and wineries hidden from view among steep winding roads. Over the years, despite its limited space and remoteness, the Spring Mountain appellation has produced an abundance of wines acclaimed worldwide for an unmistakable profile. Unlike other mountain appellations, these wines have an intense flavor that leans more to dark red fruit than black, with an earthy minerality and unusually silky, balanced tannins.
The Amici Spring Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon is always a wine of freshness driven by tannins, and the 2019 is no different. Capturing the essence of mountain-grown fruit, the wine is powerful yet graceful, with perfumed aromas of Bing Cherry, violet, plum and vanilla. The savory, dense palate features flavors of black licorice, black olive and blackberry. Strong, chalky mountain in addition to the round finish show the age-ability of this wine.
- Cabernet Sauvignon
- Spring Mountain District, Napa Valley
- 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
- Fermentation & Aging
- 100% Stainless Steel fermentation; Aged 22 months in 100% new French oak barrels