Amici Cellars

Owner(s) Joel Aiken, John Harris, Sharon Kazan Harris, Bob Shepard, Celia Shepard, Bart Woytowicz
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Amici Cellars

Amici translates in Italian as "friends." The winery was founded in 1991 by a group of friends. It is located in Rutherford in the Napa Valley.

Several varietals are produced including a Pinot Noir from Mendocino County since 2003. The winemaker is Beaulieu veteran, Joel Aiken, who is also an owner.

The wine is sold online.

Reviewed Wines

2018 Olema Sonoma County Pinot Noir

14.2% alc., $19.99 (Total Wine) Cellared and bottled by Amici Cellars, American Canyon, Napa County, CA. · Moderately dark garnet color in the glass. Shy, but pleasant aromas of black fruits with a hint of oak. A mid-weight plus styled wine rich in blackberry and black raspberry fruits. Soft in the mouth with integrated tannins and overall good balance. Not complex in a fruit-driven style with some finish that is satisfying. This wine would appeal to those looking for more fruit abundance and ripeness. Score: 89. Reviewed November 12, 2020 ARTICLE »

2012 Olema Sonoma County Pinot Noir

13.2% alc., $20. From Amici Cellars. Olema means “coyote” in Miwok and honors the Miwok Americans who called Sonoma County home. · Moderate reddish purple color in the glass. Aromas of black cherry, spice and toast lead to middleweight flavors of black cherry, black raspberry, cola and spice. Good richness on the mid palate with some finishing intensity. Modest tannins and easy drinkability. Score: 88. Reviewed October 6, 2014 ARTICLE »

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