Opus One Red Bordeaux Blend Napa Valley 1992

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Good weather led to normal bud break and excellent growing conditions throughout the spring. Mid-summer brought dry,...

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Wine Spectator ReviewRated 92Tightly wound, with firm tannins. The core of meaty currant, anise, cedar and spice tasted awkward, but all the ingred... Read more

The 1992 Opus One, a blend of 89% Cabernet Sauvignon, 8% Cabernet Franc, and 3% Merlot, offers a beautiful dark ruby/purple color, a big, spicy nos... Read more

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Source: Shop Wine Direct
01/18/2009

Wine Spectator ReviewRated 92Tightly wound, with firm tannins. The core of meaty currant, anise, cedar and spice tasted awkward, but all the ingredients are there for greatness. I expect this wine may take longer than most Opuses to reach its peak.Opus One vertical. Best from 2002 through 2010.(Feb 29, 2000)


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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
09/23/2010

The 1992 Opus One, a blend of 89% Cabernet Sauvignon, 8% Cabernet Franc, and 3% Merlot, offers a beautiful dark ruby/purple color, a big, spicy nose of cassis, lead pencil, and smoky oak, round, full-bodied, broad, fat flavors crammed with black frui... Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Proprietary Blend wine from California in USA. 1992 Opus One Proprietary Red Wine 750ml


Winemaker's Notes:

Good weather led to normal bud break and excellent growing conditions throughout the spring. Mid-summer brought dry, warm weather with some hot days, accelerating the growth cycle. A very early harvest produced powerful wines with sturdy tannins requiring extended bottle aging.

Good weather led to normal bud break and excellent growing conditions throughout the spring. Mid-summer brought dry, warm weather with some hot days, accelerating the growth cycle. A very early harvest produced powerful wines with sturdy tannins requiring extended bottle aging.

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Closure: Cork

Aged 17 months in French Oak.

Notes: 100% New French Oak


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