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2013 Alpha Omega Beckstoffer Missouri Hopper Cabernet Sauvignon

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May 5, 2024 - $97



93+ Robert M. Parker Jr.

T a striking minerality. That, in addition to blueberry and black currant fruit, are all present, as are hints of new saddle leather, incense and white flowers. The tannins are supple and the wine full-bodied, fleshy, authoritative

92Wine Spectator

Tight and intense, with crisp acidity and pointed fine-grained tannins cloaking the licorice, blackberry and wild berry flavors, accented by savory, crushed-rock minerality.

92Vinous / IWC

There is no shortage of depth or personality here, although some slightly angular contours remain. This is a very typical Cabernet from the Missouri Hopper vineyard, where the wines are always a bit burly and powerful.


United States, California, Napa Valley, Oakville

Oakville AVA is one of the two or three most prestigious appellations in the United States. Located in the heart of Napa Valley, its 5,000 vineyard acres produce some of the world’s most acclaimed Cabernet Sauvignon, including such California “cult” Cabs as Screaming Eagle and Harlan Estate. Before those boutique producers rose to fame in the 1990s, Oakville was already renowned as home to Robert Mondavi, Opus One and Groth Vineyards, among others. Along with the famous wineries, there are premier vineyards in this AVA, including Martha’s Vineyard and To Kalon Vineyard. To Kalon was first planted in 1868 by H.W. Crabb, one of California’s first viticultural researchers, and he named the vineyard after the ancient Greek phrase for “most beautiful.” Though many grapes can be successfully grown in Oakville, Cabernet Sauvignon is king. Merlot and Chardonnay are also frequently planted. Oakville Cabs are prized for their richness, complexity and weight. Oakville was designated as an AVA in 1993.


Red Wine, Cabernet Sauvignon

One of the most widely grown grape varieties, it can be found in nearly every wine growing region. A cross between Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon Blanc. It’s a hardy vine that produces a full-bodied wine with high tannins and great aging potential.