Opus One 2017 – Napa Valley

Opus One 2017 – Napa Valley

The nose is elegant, aromatic and offers delicacy, deepness, complexity as well as a beautiful freshness. It reveals notes of pulpy Boysen berry, juicy/fresh violet plum, small notes of juicy/fresh raspberry associated with touches of violet, strawberry, lily, small ripe fruits as well as fine hints of juicy/fresh blueberry, touches of sweet spices, cuben pepper and discreet hints of fresh tobacco. The palate is fruity, fresh, mineral, well-balanced, full of control/delicacy, full of finesse and offers a beautiful definition, gourmandize, a certain unctuosity, a beautiful finesse of the grain, subtility as well as well as a beautiful freshness, energy and a beautiful balance. On the palate this wine expresses notes of pulpy/juicy blackberry, fleshy/pulpy blueberry, small notes of plum associated with touches of juicy/fresh red berries, cherry as well as hints of tonka bean, strawberry flowers, caramelization, toasted as well as very discreet hints of mild tobacco, vanilla, a subtle hint of almond and toasted oak. Good length and persistence. Tannins are precise, elegant, racy and very finely firm. A very powdered side in the finish.

Note (Score): 18.5/20

Note (Score): 97/100

Date de dégustation (Tasting date): 03/2021

Dégustateur (Wine Critic): Choukroun Chicheportiche Jonathan

Type d'agriculture (Agriculture): Agriculture Raisonnée (Sustainable Agriculture)

Type (Kind): Rouge (Red)

Format dégusté (Tasted bottle size): Bouteille (Bottle)

En Primeur (EnPrimeur): Non (No)

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