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Opus One 1996 75cl

Opus One 1996 75cl

Key Info

Type Red
Country America
Vintage 1996

In Stock

Available for delivery within the UK by Tuesday if ordered within the next 44 hr 6 min with Express Delivery selected at checkout.


Opus One 1996 17.5 Drink 2005-2015

Continued heat spells resulted in small, relatively early crop of very ripe berries..

Cabernet Sauvignon 86%, Cabernet Franc 8%, Merlot 3%, Malbec 3%

Skin contact 37 days

19 months in new French oak


Slightly dull crimson. Especially aromatic. Very slightly soapy nose. Floral. Aggressively lively. Very sweet start to the palate, with lots of tannin. Very dry finish. Slightly gawky nose. Not nearly as balanced as the 1995.

Jancis Robinson 2004