Opus One, Napa Valley 2010


Dry                1   2   3   4   5        Sweet 

Light Body    1   2   3   4   5        Full Body

Earthy          1   2   3   4   5        Fruity 

Tannic          1   2   3   4   5        Round 

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Country  United States 

Region/Appellation  Napa County, North Coast, California

Grape/Blend  Bordeaux Blend Red  

Style  Bold and Structured

96 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

  A glorious perfume of sweet charcoal, truffle, black currants and spice box soars from the glass of the saturated purple-colored 2010 Opus One. The gorgeous aromatics are followed by a beautifully knit, full-bodied red blend (84% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5.5% Merlot, 5.5% Cabernet Franc, 4% Petit Verdot and 1% Malbec) displaying lots of spicy black currant fruit, medium to full body, velvety tannins, and not a hard edge to be found. The texture, length and richness are all impressive. This estate has been making great Cabernet-based wines for nearly a decade and this is another one. Drink it over the next 20+ years. (RP)  (10/2013)




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