Opus One Red Bordeaux Blend Napa Valley 1979

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A seemingly perfect growing season from bud break to the beginning of harvest, the 1979 vintage was challenged by rai...

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Fine Wines International
San Francisco, CA (2,500 mi)
USD 815.00
750ml
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Berkeley, CA (2,500 mi)
USD 499.99
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One of the finest wines I've had. Wonderfully evolved supremely elegant and complex. Read more

Tasted from magnum. Wonderful range of mature, complex dried cherry, berry, herb, cedar, anise and olive. Offers depth, polish and grace, finishing... Read more

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Snooth User: ofotoco
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01/26/2010

One of the finest wines I've had. Wonderfully evolved supremely elegant and complex.


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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
01/09/2013

Tasted from magnum. Wonderful range of mature, complex dried cherry, berry, herb, cedar, anise and olive. Offers depth, polish and grace, finishing with firm tannins. Lovely now.--Opus One vertical. Drink now through 2006. 2,000 cases made. -JL Wine Spectator. A Proprietary Blend wine from California in USA. 1979 Opus One Proprietary Red Wine 1500ml


Winemaker's Notes:

A seemingly perfect growing season from bud break to the beginning of harvest, the 1979 vintage was challenged by rains in September. Early harvesting yielded clean, well-balanced fruit and a wine of resilience and finesse.

A seemingly perfect growing season from bud break to the beginning of harvest, the 1979 vintage was challenged by rains in September. Early harvesting yielded clean, well-balanced fruit and a wine of resilience and finesse.

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Closure: Cork

Aged 24 months in French Oak.

Notes: 100% New French Oak


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