1997 Opus One V 95

$430.00

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Tasting Notes:  

95 points Vinous

The 1997 Opus One tastes like it was made yesterday, not 16 years ago. One of the most opulent, racy wines in this vertical, the 1997 literally explodes from the glass. Juicy dark red cherries, menthol, tobacco and licorice all make an appearance as the 1997 opens up over time. Readers holding the 1997 are in for a thrill. Even though the growing season was defined by hot weather, a short maturation cycle and a large crop, the wine turned out beautifully. In 1997 the blend is 82% Cabernet Sauvignon, 8% Cabernet Franc, 5% Merlot, 4% Malbec and 1% Petit Verdot, a first for Opus One. (AG) (6/2013)

94 points Wine Spectator

A rich, decidedly earthy style of Opus, showing currant, anise, black cherry, mineral, leather and sage flavors that are focused and complex. *Cellar Selection* (JL) (11/2000)

Bottle Size:

750 mL

Storage History:

Stored on it's side in a climate controlled cellar since purchase. 

Condition:


Label:
 Excellent. The item in the photos is the exact item being sold.
Capsule: Tight and with no corrosion. A few small nicks as shown.
Fill Level: Perfect
Wine Color/Clarity: Perfect.