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Sherry-Lehmann USD 379.95 750ml

Opus One Napa 2014

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PRE-ARRIVAL OCTOBER 15, 201797 points James Suckling Mesmerizing aromas of flowers, bark, currants and blackberries. So perfumed. You just want to smell it. Exquisite tension and finesse with an almost Burgundian texture, yet it’s Napa in its soul with ripe fruit, stones, spices and Chinese tea leaf flavors. Savory and delicious.(JS) (6/2017)

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Opus One Winery:
  Opus One is a winery in Oakville, CA founded as a joint “NapaMedoc” venture between legendary winemakers Baron Philippe de Rothschild and Robert Mondavi in 1979, although the name didn’t become official until 1982. The first few vintages, beginning in 1979, instantly created a luxury brand fetching prices upwards of $50, then considered the height of indulgence. The... Read more
  Opus One is a winery in Oakville, CA founded as a joint “NapaMedoc” venture between legendary winemakers Baron Philippe de Rothschild and Robert Mondavi in 1979, although the name didn’t become official until 1982. The first few vintages, beginning in 1979, instantly created a luxury brand fetching prices upwards of $50, then considered the height of indulgence. They were produced by Mouton Rothschild winemaker Lucien Sionneau and Robert Mondavi’s son, Timothy. Opus One boosted the then fledgling Napa industry, adding a certain air of pedigree to the region.    The wines are now under the direction of Michael Silacci, produced as a Meritage blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, and Malbec. This “cult” wine is now in constant demand the world over, from American steak houses to private Japanese cellars.  Read less

Member Reviews for Opus One Napa

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Snooth User: dar8413
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5.00 5
Vintage: 2008 03/27/2012

Fabulous wine!!! Worth every drop!


Snooth User: Akira  Watanabe
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5.00 5
Vintage: 2008 05/06/2013

Five glasses


External Reviews for Opus One Napa

External Review
Vintage: 2008 12/15/2011

" We believe that the 2008 Opus One is an exceptional wine for its quality


External Review
Vintage: 2008 03/22/2012

We believe that the 2008 Opus One is an exceptional wine for its quality, but it is also exceptional in its small production. As farmers we know that we are not immune to the vagaries of nature...The result was one of the lowest yields on record for Opus One, and consequently a very small case production for the vintage. - David Pearson, CEO


External Review
Vintage: 2008 12/15/2011

and consequently a very small case production for the vintage. - David Pearson


External Review
Vintage: 2008 10/12/2011

Opus One is a joint venture between Mondavi and Rothschild created to express the balance between traditional and modern techniques. The vineyards of Opus One are meticulously tended and the wines are allowed to express the character of the vintage and the terroir. Sultry tannins, balanced acidity, black fruit and spices all combine together to create a memorable experience.



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PRE-ARRIVAL OCTOBER 15, 201797 points James Suckling Mesmerizing aromas of flowers, bark, currants and blackberries. So perfumed. You just want to smell it. Exquisite tension and finesse with an almost Burgundian texture, yet it’s Napa in its soul with ripe fruit, stones, spices and Chinese tea leaf flavors. Savory and delicious.(JS) (6/2017)

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