Opus One

Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Blend

9.316 ratings
9.23 pro ratings
Napa Valley, California, USA
Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Petit Verdot
Onion, Shallot, Garlic, Pasta, Venison, Tomato-Based, Potato, Pork, Chocolate & Caramel, White Rice, Mushrooms, Beef, Lamb, Chili & Hot Spicy, Pungent Cheese, Salami & Prosciutto, Hard Cheese, Exotic Spices, Baking Spices, Herbs, Chicken, Turkey, Soft Cheese, Beans & Peas, Duck, Blue Cheese, Onion
Top Notes For
Maggie Harrison

2018. dark fruits and berries- black berry, black currant, mocha, hint of…eucalyptus, herbal notes are subtle. toasty oak in balance with fruits. firm tannins open with acid. long lasting finish. loving the aromatics upon first opening.

2018. dark fruits and berries- black berry, black currant, mocha, hint of…eucalyptus, herbal notes are subtle. toasty oak in balance with fruits. firm tannins open with acid. long lasting finish. loving the aromatics upon first opening.

Sep 16th, 2021
Weijie Shi (Jay)

A bit diluted. Picked too early?

A bit diluted. Picked too early?

1 person found it helpfulOct 30th, 2021
Senator Tommelier

Decent. A bit early to drink this baby although we decanted for three hours. Dry and dark fruit. Paired with wagyu

Decent. A bit early to drink this baby although we decanted for three hours. Dry and dark fruit. Paired with wagyu

Jun 19th, 2022
Thomas Bozzuto

Enjoyable, but could have sat longer. Not as good as previous vintages.

Enjoyable, but could have sat longer. Not as good as previous vintages.

Jun 1st, 2022
Robyn Metcalf

Purchased by Steve after FSU Baseball

Purchased by Steve after FSU Baseball

Feb 20th, 2022
Laura Purdy

Will definitely benefit from some time in the bottle.

Will definitely benefit from some time in the bottle.

Feb 6th, 2022
Chris Dye

This was possible via one helluva birthday gift and is well outside of my typical wine realm, so take my tasting as something of an idiot amongst the laureate:
One small taste immediately after opening: very full bodied. Prominent chocolate and vanilla followed by dark cherry. Clove/allspice that becomes more prominent through the finish. After about 30-45min to open the chocolate in particular is muted. The clove/allspice is more noticeable later in the finish, and the fruit only seems bigger in comparison. The mouthfeel is incomparably velvety. If I ever have the opportunity I’d love to try a bottle with a little more age on it, but this was an incredible experience.

This was possible via one helluva birthday gift and is well outside of my typical wine realm, so take my tasting as something of an idiot amongst the laureate:
One small taste immediately after opening: very full bodied. Prominent chocolate and vanilla followed by dark cherry. Clove/allspice that becomes more prominent through the finish. After about 30-45min to open the chocolate in particular is muted. The clove/allspice is more noticeable later in the finish, and the fruit only seems bigger in comparison. The mouthfeel is incomparably velvety. If I ever have the opportunity I’d love to try a bottle with a little more age on it, but this was an incredible experience.

Jan 10th, 2021
Brian S

Brian had this 7 months ago

Brian had this 7 months ago

Feb 20th, 2022
Erin Rhoads

Erin had this 18 hours ago

Erin had this 18 hours ago

Oct 1st, 2022
Ryan Ripley

Ryan had this 2 months ago

Ryan had this 2 months ago

Jul 25th, 2022