Amici Cellars

Spring Mountain
2009 Cabernet Sauvignon
Spring Mountain District

2011 Offering
Premiere Napa Valley
Auction 15 | Lot No. 90
Vintage: 2009

Amici Cellars

Spring Mountain

Cabernet Sauvignon
Spring Mountain District

5 cases produced


This Cabernet is from a “rock star” vineyard on Spring Mountain that internationally known winemaker Joel Aiken has worked with for over 20 years. The wine has incredible fruit with a unique perfume from Cabernet clone 191—grown on cool Spring Mountain.

Aging Process

This wine has been aged in a new french oak barrel in caves since being drained and pressed.

Wine Facts

  • pH: 3.9
  • Single vineyard wine
  • Sustainably produced

Tasting Chart

bone dry very sweet
light body very full bodied
soft, gentle very crisp
no tannins heavy tannins

Joel Aiken

Winemaker, Amici Cellars

Winemaker, Joel Aiken

Bobby: Starting as a Cellar Rat in the Napa Valley I have had the privilege to work with amazing winemakers and appreciate the balance between hard work and creativity.
Tony:This is the only business that I have ever known. I have been able to embrace it and love it.

Country born: United States

Education: Bobby: Texas Tech University, UC Davis
mentors: Aaron Pott, John Hazak, Joel Aiken, Tom Rinaldi

Tony: UC Davis
mentor: Tom Rinaldi, Craig Williams and Bob Levy

Years in the wine industry: 30+ years

Winemaking Philosophy:
Bobby: Collaborating closely with our growers and our winemaking team helps to craft an experience in a bottle to share.
Tony: It all starts in the vineyard. We are a farming community. Great grapes make great wine.

Q&A With the Winemaker

Q: What was your inspiration for this offering?

A: In this new Gamba barrel the wine and oak married beautifully allowing the vineyard's distinct personality to shine.

The Afterthought

3801 Kirby Drive
Suite 330
Houston  TX  77098


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