Opus One Proprietary Red Wine 375 ml

Opus One Proprietary Red Wine 375 ml

From Napa Valley

Vintage: 2008
Description: The Ultimate Meritage: 86% Cabernet Sauvignon 4% Merlot 1% Cabernet Franc 8% Petit Verdot 1% Malbec. "Graceful and elegant, very understated and delicate, with floral, spice, mint, bay leaf, currant, cedar and tobacco notes that are complex and vibrant. Full-bodied, gaining on the finish, then firming and drying. Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Malbec. Drink now through 2021. 16,500 cases made." (ws). "(cabernet sauvignon blended with 8% petit verdot, 4% merlot and 1% each malbec and cabernet franc): Good red-ruby color. Rather wild, nuanced nose combines blackcurrant, dusty brown spices, tobacco, mocha, leather and meat. Juicy and energetic in the mouth, with enticing inner-mouth florality giving lift to the dark berry, licorice and bitter chocolate flavors. Not a particularly dense or fruity style but boasts nicely integrated acidity and already displays a lot of personality. Finishes with substantial but fine-grained tannins, a hint of licorice and excellent persistence. Winemaker Michael Silacci noted that this wine features the highest percentage of petit verdot to date. And he's convinced that co-fermenting it with the cabernet sauvignon diminished the natural rusticity of petit verdot." (iwc)
Price: $ 95.00
Price in original currency: None

Available from Los Angeles Wine Company

Address: 4935 McConnell Ave.
Suite #8
Los Angeles, CA   90066-6756
United States
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First added to 1000 Corks on October 30, 2020.