Opus One is a modern wine legend; a Californian collaboration between Chateau Mouton Rothschild and Robert Mondavi that began in 1979. The name 'Opus' comes from the Latin musical term referring to a composers inaugural work and was chosen so that it would have meaning in both the French and American markets.
80% Cabernet Sauvignon, 13% Merlot and 7% Cabernet Franc - it's a Bordeaux blend with American flair! The wine is aged in new French oak for almost two years and this adds colour and breadth to the already generous black orchard fruits. A winning combination of power and complexity makes this an irresistible choice.
As this vintage is out of stock, we would be happy to suggest an alternative if you contact us by email or phone.
, Feb 2000, 84
Tasted from magnum. A pleasant wine from a difficult vintage. Medium weight, with dried fruit, herb and coffee notes, turning dry.--Opus One vertical. Drink now. 10,000 cases made.
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