2005 Vintage Tasting Notes

Frequent spring rains through the month of May led to a year of cool temperatures and slow ripening, with an extended harvest that ended on November 2nd. A voluptuous garnet, the 2005 Opus One offers concentrated aromas of blueberry, rose petals, white truffle, licorice and nutmeg. Flavors of cassis, black olives, raspberry and dark chocolate culminate in a long and luscious finish.

Varietals:
Cabernet Sauvignon 88%, Merlot 5%, Petit Verdot 3%, Cabernet Franc 3% and
Malbec 1%

Skin Contact:
29 Days

Barrel Aging:
18 Months in New French Oak

Our Aging Guideline Chart suggests: you can continue to hold this wine.

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