Opus One Red Bordeaux Blend Napa Valley 2002

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Opus One thinned the 2002 vintage to the lowest per-acre yield in a decade, encouraging quality and concentration of ...

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Wine Advocate ReviewThe 2002 Opus One boasts a dense ruby/purple color as well as an attractive bouquet of damp earth, cassis, licorice, and spice ... Read more

Winemaker's notes: The 2002 Opus One shows aromas of dried strawberry, vanilla bean and mocha with flavors of cassis, black cherry, plum and espres... Read more

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Very Cabernet Sauvignon


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External Review
01/18/2009

Wine Advocate ReviewThe 2002 Opus One boasts a dense ruby/purple color as well as an attractive bouquet of damp earth, cassis, licorice, and spice box. Medium-bodied with noticeable, but supple tannin, excellent purity, and a moderately long finish, it is excellent, possibly outstanding, but remains significantly over-priced vis a vis the finest wines in this price range. It will last for 10-15 years.


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10/05/2008

Winemaker's notes: The 2002 Opus One shows aromas of dried strawberry, vanilla bean and mocha with flavors of cassis, black cherry, plum and espresso. Offering a lean, vibrant enrty with profound mid-palate density, the wine finishes with bittersweet chocolate and a hint of smoke.


External Review
09/23/2010

An improvement over recent vintages, the 2002 Opus One boasts a dense ruby/purple color as well as an attractive bouquet of damp earth, cassis, licorice, and spice box. Medium-bodied with noticeable, ... Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Proprietary Blend wine from California in USA. 2002 Opus One Proprietary Red Wine 750ml


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Winemaker's Notes:

Opus One thinned the 2002 vintage to the lowest per-acre yield in a decade, encouraging quality and concentration of flavors. The 2002 Opus One shows aromas of dried strawberry, vanilla bean and mocha with flavors of cassis, black cherry, plum and espresso. Offering a lean, vibrant entry with profound mid-palate density, the wine finishes with bittersweet chocolate and a hint of smoke.

Opus One thinned the 2002 vintage to the lowest per-acre yield in a decade, encouraging quality and concentration of flavors. The 2002 Opus One shows aromas of dried strawberry, vanilla bean and mocha with flavors of cassis, black cherry, plum and espresso. Offering a lean, vibrant entry with profound mid-palate density, the wine finishes with bittersweet chocolate and a hint of smoke.

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