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JP 1990-2000

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1999 Opus One Proprietary Blend - USA - California - Napa - Napa Valley - Red

USA - California - Napa - Napa Valley

Red Proprietary Blend
Producer Notes

Opus One Winery was founded in 1979 as a joint venture between Robert Mondavi and Baron Philippe de Rothschild. The wine is a collectible, Bordeaux-style blend that commands some of the highest prices in the Napa Valley. The winery itself is a building that is meant to be an expression of the wine by mixing elements of classical European and contemporary California style. Opus also produces a... More »

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91
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Drink Dates
Comm: 2007-2010 VF: 2004-2019
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Source International Wine Cellar
Issue Issue 105
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Source Jancis Robinson
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Source Vinfolio

Author sm122097
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 97.805%
Tasted On 09/07/2014
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Author RWG III
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 98%
Tasted On 05/31/2013
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95

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Author Tj R
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 94.037%
Tasted On 12/22/2012
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Author Jonasty
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 92.593%
Tasted On 12/06/2012
Drink Dates 2009

Least liked in a four year vertical tasting. Lacking fruit and body. Weak tannins and a quick finish on the palate.

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Author zepierotti
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 90%
Tasted On 08/09/2012
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Author James W700
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 50%
Tasted On 05/14/2010

Drink up soon, while it s still good

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Author Charley
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 98.616%
Tasted On 12/19/2009
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Good thing this was a gift. If I had paid any more than $20 for it, I'd be pissed. Got a little better over time, but just a little. No real fruit. Compared to the Continuum before and the Montelena after, this wine was just a weak offering.

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Author Daniel B
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 99.259%
Tasted On 05/01/2005
Drink Dates 2005-2011

Opus One, Mondavi and Mouton's perennial underachiever (the winery's motto must be "Thank God for Japan"), did reasonably well in the 1999 vintage. The wine has a medium dark garnet color with lightly pigmented, slow moving legs. Smoky plum, paper, toast, and a little cherry are discernable in the nose. Tannins are a little heavy but there is some pretty good sweet fruit available to combat them. Acidity is a touch high. The wine has significantly improved since release.

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