Single barrel of 100% Cabernet Sauvignon, barrel fermented, aged 20 months in 100% new
From the Missouri Hopper Vineyard, which is deeply rooted in Napa Valley history
The Missouri Hopper Vineyard is located on the Oakville Bench
This multifaceted wine shows the rich and complex flavors of dark cherry, cassis and mocha
This barrel of Amici Missouri Hopper Single Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon is from land that can trace it's grape planting roots back to 1873. This vivacious wine with rich flavors of dark cherry, cassis and mocha is the perfect nod to the daughter of "Napa Charlie" Hopper, Missouri. The land that is the current day Missouri Hopper Vineyard was gifted to her by her father from his 640 acre purchase from George Yount. Wine from this rich block of history showcases the classic Oakville Bench characteristics.
Single vineyard wine
Winemaker, Amici Cellars
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
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.
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