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2011 Opus One

By Opus One

2011 Opus One from Opus One, Napa Valley, USA

The 2011 Opus One possesses a charm, unlike many of its contemporaries in the revered stable of this iconic producer. Here, we have a fine American wine that reminds us of the profound impact a capricious climate can have on the crafting of truly unique expressions.

 

Grace in adversity: The mark of a confident vintage

An uncharacteristically cool year coupled with rainfall during the crucial harvest period provided a nerve-testing backdrop for the production of the 2011 Opus One. Yet, as is often the case with exceptional viticulture and winemaking expertise, challenge morphed into opportunity.

The 2011 vintage encapsulates an exquisite ballet of balance and complexity, where elegant restraint meets a plucky vibrancy — yielding a wine that is at once fragrant and layered.

 

A delicate interplay: Unmasking the essence of 2011

In the 2011 Opus One we taste the essence of challenge transformed into triumph. Its beautifully crafted profile is awash with nuances – enchanting floral aromas strike first, followed by black cherries and cassis. This engaging symphony extends to a palate graced with fine-grained tannins complemented by notes of black fruits and mineral undertones.

All these elements are seamlessly harmonised with an acidity that brings forth a freshness rarely witnessed in the usual stalwarts hailing from Napa Valley.

 

A compelling investment: The allure of unique vintages

Investing in 'off-vintages' such as the 2011 Opus One, extends beyond mere financial gain. The true connoisseur recognises the incomparable pleasure that lies in experiencing a vintage that narrates the chronicle of a unique climatic challenge and its mastery.

If you are intrigued by the poetic narrative of fine wines, investing in the 2011 Opus One from USA emerges as a compelling prospect. It stands as a testament to perseverance and skill, offering a distinctive sip that sets it apart in the world wine stage.

In conclusion, the 2011 Opus One is more than just an excellent investment opportunity; it enriches the portfolio with an alluring ensemble of grace, challenge, and unique character.

Market price (SGD)

$7,000.00

12x75cl

Highest score

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POP score

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