2017 Opus One Red Wine Napa Valley 750ml
2017 Opus One Red Wine Napa Valley 750ml
Opus One
2017 Red Wine Napa Valley 750ml
Type
Red wine
Proof
27
cool
Country
United States
Region
Napa Valley
Bottle Profile
allocated Allocated
Wine Wine
Taste Profile
plum Plum
black-currant Black Currant
blueberry Blueberry
dark-chocolate Dark Chocolate
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Discover the pinnacle of Napa Valley winemaking with the 2017 Opus One Red Wine, a 750ml bottle that embodies elegance, complexity, and unparalleled craftsmanship. Available exclusively at El Cerrito, your trusted retailer of high-end wine and spirits, this vintage promises an extraordinary tasting experience for discerning wine enthusiasts.

The 2017 Opus One is a harmonious blend of Bordeaux varietals, meticulously crafted to reflect the unique terroir of Napa Valley. This iconic wine is a collaboration between two of the world’s most esteemed wine families: the Mondavis of Napa Valley and the Rothschilds of Bordeaux. Their shared vision and dedication to excellence have resulted in a wine that is both timeless and transcendent.

From the moment the cork is pulled, the 2017 Opus One captivates with its deep, ruby-red hue and aromatic bouquet. The nose is a complex interplay of ripe blackberries, dark cherries, and cassis, intertwined with delicate hints of violet, mocha, and a touch of minerality. Subtle undertones of cedar, graphite, and sweet tobacco add depth and intrigue, inviting you to explore further.

On the palate, this exquisite wine reveals its true character. The entry is smooth and velvety, with a luxurious mouthfeel that envelops the senses. Rich flavors of blackcurrant, plum, and blueberry are beautifully balanced by well-integrated tannins and a vibrant acidity. As the wine opens up, secondary notes of dark chocolate, espresso, and a hint of licorice emerge, adding layers of complexity and sophistication.

The finish is long and graceful, leaving a lasting impression of refinement and balance. Each sip of the 2017 Opus One is a testament to the meticulous attention to detail and artistry that goes into every bottle. This is a wine that will continue to evolve and develop over time, making it a worthy addition to any cellar or a perfect choice for a special occasion.

Presented in an elegantly designed bottle, the 2017 Opus One is not only a delight to drink but also a striking addition to any wine collection. Its timeless label and sophisticated packaging reflect the heritage and prestige of this legendary wine, making it a coveted gift for connoisseurs and collectors alike.

At El Cerrito, we are proud to offer the 2017 Opus One Red Wine Napa Valley 750ml, a true masterpiece that exemplifies the art of winemaking. Whether you are savoring it now or cellaring it for future enjoyment, this exceptional wine promises to deliver an unforgettable experience. Elevate your wine collection with the 2017 Opus One, a symbol of luxury, tradition, and the extraordinary potential of Napa Valley.

2017 Opus One Red Wine Napa Valley 750ml
Brand History
2017 Opus One Red Wine Napa Valley 750ml

Red wine, a cherished beverage throughout history, is derived from dark-colored grape varieties. Its deep hue, ranging from intense violet to brick red and even brown with age, is a visual delight that complements its rich and complex flavors. The process of making red wine involves the fermentation of the grape's skin, seeds, and sometimes stems, which impart tannins and contribute to its distinct structure and longevity.

The history of red wine dates back thousands of years, with archaeological evidence suggesting that wine production began as early as 6000 BC in regions like present-day Georgia and Iran. It was a vital part of ancient civilizations, revered by Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans, each culture infusing their own methods and traditions into winemaking. The Greeks worshipped Dionysus, the god of wine, and the Romans, under Bacchus, expanded viticulture across Europe, establishing vineyards that laid the foundation for many of today's renowned wine regions.

Over the centuries, red wine evolved with the influence of monastic orders, particularly in medieval Europe, where monasteries became centers of viticulture. Monks meticulously documented their practices, leading to advancements in grape growing and wine production techniques. The Renaissance period saw the rise of wine as a symbol of social status and sophistication, with noble families and royalty amassing vast wine cellars.

In modern times, red wine is produced in virtually every wine-producing country, with each region bringing its own unique terroir and grape varieties to the table. France, Italy, and Spain are the traditional powerhouses, with regions like Bordeaux, Burgundy, Tuscany, and Rioja producing some of the world's most esteemed red wines. The New World wine regions, including California's Napa Valley, Australia’s Barossa Valley, and Chile's Maipo Valley, have also gained prominence, offering innovative styles and exceptional quality.

A notable example in the realm of red wine brands is Château Margaux, a French winery with a history dating back to the 12th century. Located in the Bordeaux region, Château Margaux is renowned for its exquisite wines, which have been celebrated since the 17th century. The estate's meticulous attention to detail and adherence to traditional methods, combined with the unique terroir of the Margaux appellation, contribute to the exceptional quality and longevity of its wines.

Another distinguished brand is Antinori, an Italian wine producer with over 600 years of history. The Antinori family has been involved in winemaking since 1385, making it one of the oldest and most respected wine families in the world. Their commitment to innovation and quality has positioned Antinori wines among the finest, with renowned labels such as Tignanello and Solaia representing the pinnacle of Italian winemaking.

In the New World, Robert Mondavi Winery in Napa Valley, established in 1966, played a pivotal role in elevating the status of American wines on the global stage. Robert Mondavi’s vision of creating wines that could stand alongside the finest European offerings led to the development of iconic wines like the Opus One collaboration with Baron Philippe de Rothschild.

Red wine is celebrated for its diverse array of flavors and aromas, which are influenced by grape variety, climate, soil, and winemaking techniques. Common characteristics include notes of dark fruits such as blackberry, plum, and cherry, as well as secondary aromas like vanilla, chocolate, and tobacco derived from oak aging. The tannins in red wine, which come from the grape skins, seeds, and stems, provide structure and astringency, contributing to its aging potential.

The experience of enjoying red wine is multifaceted, involving the senses of sight, smell, and taste. Connoisseurs often describe the wine's "body," referring to the weight and fullness on the palate, and its "finish," the lingering taste after swallowing. Red wines can range from light and fruity to bold and full-bodied, making them versatile companions for a wide variety of foods, from delicate dishes to hearty meats and cheeses.

Red wine not only offers a sensory pleasure but also boasts several health benefits when consumed in moderation. Studies have suggested that red wine's polyphenols, particularly resveratrol, may contribute to heart health by improving cardiovascular function and reducing inflammation. This has led to the popular notion of the "French Paradox," where moderate red wine consumption is associated with a lower incidence of heart disease despite a diet high in saturated fats.

In conclusion, red wine is a beverage steeped in history and tradition, celebrated for its complexity and ability to evoke the essence of the regions from which it originates. From ancient times to the modern era, it continues to captivate and delight wine lovers around the world, each bottle telling a story of heritage, craftsmanship, and the timeless art of winemaking.

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Sustainable Packaging
At El Cerritol Liquor, sustainability is at the forefront of our packaging choices. We prioritize recyclable and biodegradable materials, ensuring our packaging minimizes waste and reduces our environmental footprint. By collaborating with eco-conscious partners, we're committed to delivering high-quality products while upholding our responsibility to the planet. Join us in our mission to make a positive impact through sustainable practices, one bottle at a time.
Packed with Care
El Cerritol Liquor takes the security and reliability of our deliveries seriously, which is why we partner with trusted carriers to ensure the safe transportation of our products. These carriers are carefully selected based on their established track record of excellence in the industry, guaranteeing that our customers receive their orders promptly and securely.Our collaboration with these carriers goes beyond mere logistics. It's founded on a shared commitment to professionalism, efficiency, and adherence to strict safety standards. By entrusting our shipments to these reputable partners, we can confidently deliver on our promise of quality service to our customers.
Safe Delivery
El Cerritol Liquor takes the security and reliability of our deliveries seriously, which is why we partner with trusted carriers to ensure the safe transportation of our products. These carriers are carefully selected based on their established track record of excellence in the industry, guaranteeing that our customers receive their orders promptly and securely.Our collaboration with these carriers goes beyond mere logistics. It's founded on a shared commitment to professionalism, efficiency, and adherence to strict safety standards. By entrusting our shipments to these reputable partners, we can confidently deliver on our promise of quality service to our customers.
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2017 Opus One Red Wine Napa Valley 750ml
2017 Opus One Red Wine Napa Valley 750ml