2006 Opus One Proprietary Red Wine Napa Valley

2006 Opus One Proprietary Red Wine Napa Valley

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Expert Ratings and Reviews

95 Points James Suckling
93 Points Wine Advocate, 2009
93 Points Wine Advocate, 2008
92 Points Wine Spectator, 2007
89 Points Vinous Media
89 Points Vinous Media
88 Points Wine Spectator, 2009

Napa Valley 2006

The 2006 vintage was not the easiest for Napa growers, as a wide range of issues demanded careful management of the vineyards. It started as winter flooding, and wet weather pushed back bud break — spring botrytis was a problem. Things heated up in June and July, and shatter was a problem, but the pace of ripening also caught up somewhat in the warm conditions. August cooled off a bit, allowing the pace of ripening to continue at a good clip, and conditions remained sound through the harvest. Cool temperatures arrived in October, with a little rain in the first week, and mold was a concerns. Late-ripening Cabernet struggled somewhat to achieve perfect physiological ripeness, and while the vintage has produced some very good to excellent wines, it is a bit more variable than the stellar years that surround it.

Key Dates

June
Conditions warmer than average

July
Conditions warmer than average

August
Coolest of the summer months

October
Slight rain at the start of the month

About Opus One

Producer Facts

Winery Name

Opus One

Web Site

http://www.opusonewinery.com/

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