481 Ratings
Opus One Red
$242.99 USD
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Opus One



Wine Description

(1983 Vintage) Rains in August were followed by dry, windy weather in September that protected Napa Valley's red varietals from exposure to rot. A greatly reduced crop level produced lean, well-balanced wines for medium-term aging.

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  • Wine Spectator
    (1984 Vintage) Rating: 77/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 01/01/04.
  • Wine Advocate
    (1984 Vintage) Rating: 87/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate in Issue 94.
  • Robert Parker
    (1997 Vintage) Rating: 88/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate in Issue 132
  • Wine Spectator
    (1997 Vintage) Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator
  • Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines
    (1998 Vintage) A very pleasant wine to be sure, this one wins the day with its ripe cherry and proper cassis aromas buttressed by pushy oak. A supple rounded entry leads to medium-depth, balanced, slightly tannin-toughened flavors, and, once again, oak accents fill out the small gaps in its young fruit. If rising above the vintage in both texture and continuity, and praiseworthy for those entirely significant accomplishments, it is nonetheless quite expensive for what it offers.