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2000 Vintage

Despite an early bud break, vintage 2000 saw a long, cool growing season, with a harvest extending into late October. Soft and plush in texture, the 2000 Opus One offers aromas of sandalwood, leather, caramel, and a hint of anise. Showing flavors of blackberry and herbs, the wine is harmonious with sweet tannins and a long, intense finish.

Varietals:
Cabernet Sauvignon 84%, Merlot 6%, Cabernet Franc 5%, Malbec 3% and

Petit Verdot 2%

Skin Contact:
44 Days

Barrel Aging:
19 Months 
in New French Oak

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