Opus One as a joint venture between Robert Mondavi and the late Baron Philippe de Rothschild. The first vintage (1979) was released in 1983 Opus One's fruit comes from the densely planted vineyards that surround the state of the art winery in the Oakville appellation. Opus One is a blend of 95% Cabernet Sauvignon and 5% Merlot and is aged for 18 months in French barrels (100% new) and then another 18 months in bottle before it is released. Opus One is one of California's most high profile wines, as well as being one of its best.
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A big juicy red from the Sonoma county. a blend based on Zinfandel with a bit of Syrah, Malbec, Petite Syrah, Carignan and Merlot ! oak aged.
A seductive Merlot produced from northern Russian River Valley vineyards in the Sonoma Valley. ripe fruits, smooth texture, a gentle and expressive merlot.
This is a bold Cabernet Sauvignon that explodes with black cherry, wild berry fruit and notes of chocolate and vanilla. The nose is slightly smoky. The body of the wine...