World famous Opus One keeps its streak alive producing a truly exceptional Cabernet Sauvignon based Red. This vintage offers aromas of red and blue fruit, baking spices, vanilla, and a delicate fragrance of spring florals. On the palate are juicy black cherry, blackberry, and fine-grained tannins. A palate pleasing paradise.
PRE-ARRIVAL: This wine will ship in November 2020
PRE-SALE ITEM: This wine will ship in October 2020
Opus One is a member of an elite group whose members you can count on two hands: Napa Valley’s “First Growths.” It is a celebration of the relationship between Robert Mondavi and Baron Philippe de Rothschild. The two wine icons first met in Hawaii in 1970 where the Baron, proprietor of first-growth Château Mouton-Rothschild, first mentioned the idea of making a wine with Robert. Eight years passed, until a fateful meeting in Bordeaux sparked this monumental joint venture. Today, as ever, the wine is made entirely from Oakville fruit, including two prime parcels in the legendary To Kalon vineyard. Even beginning with such great raw materials, the fruit is still sorted meticulously by hand, ensuring only the finest fruit makes it into the fermenter. And then only the finest barrels of wine become Opus One, with the rest directed into the Overture bottling, a great wine in its own right.