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2005 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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Drink Dates
Comm: 2009-2017
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Source International Wine Cellar
Issue Issue 138
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Source Jancis Robinson
Author danbelov
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 95.238%
Tasted On 11/06/2012
Drink Dates 2010-2021
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Author Reez Wine Celler
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 91.667%
Tasted On 07/05/2012

Smooth and def had Bordeaux characteristics

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Author fabioota
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 94.737%
Tasted On 05/13/2011

Very elegant, like a good Bordeaux.

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Author MacBlythe
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 96.522%
Tasted On 05/27/2010
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Author dnickerson
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Tasted On 02/17/2010
Drink Dates 2018
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Author Sandeep A
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 94.444%
Tasted On 09/25/2009
Drink Dates 2009-2013

Opened on Friday and consumed over 3 days. Day 1 Opened and poured directly from bottle. Amazing aromas that you can smell standing 5 feet from the Riedel cabernet glass. Blackberries and violets on the nose. Velvety tannins Day 2: The wine really opened up and the aromas and taste got stronger/distinctive. Amazingly velvety wine that went down like a 10-year old Bordeaux Day 3: Started to fade. Only survived 2 days after opening. I did not use any preservation gas, etc.

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Author Samuel Z125
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 100%
Tasted On 05/26/2009

Young and fruity, needs to be experienced in its context, a very Californian wine. Long finish for a young wine and a certain fullnes that acompanies the fruitiness, a very nice wine.

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Author Victor
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 92.549%
Tasted On 11/01/2008

Balanced, young and civilized...Lots of fruit and huge aging potential. Opus never dissapoints!

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