Opus One 2012 – tasting notes
Mother Nature presented this vintage year with a wonderful growing season that was characterised by moderate temperatures and plenty of sunshine. The fruit showed an intensive aroma, a multi-layered complexity and a fantastic structure during the grape harvest. The harvest started on 21 September and continued until 20 October.
Grape varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon 79%, Cabernet Franc 7%, Petit Verdot 6%, Merlot 6%, and Malbec 2%
Barrel ageing: 18 months in new French oak