Opus One 2011

Fattoria Galardi

Terra di Lavoro Campania Red Blend 2011

DAY 1
Served with the Vinlog System
👃Purple fruit, tar & mint
👅Earthy with cassis & plum, volcanic ash & fresh tobacco. Mod complexity. Long dry finish with tannic pull

Remaining wine was Slow Decanted in
my fridge

DAY 10
👃Less mint & more cooking spice vs Day 1
👅Volcanic earth and graphite with purple fruit, dark chocolate, tobacco, & licorice

Drinking well as a fruit forward wine. Will improve as tannins soften. Love the volcanic notes that dominate

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— 18 hours ago

Sharon, Tom and 12 others liked this

R. López de Heredia

Viña Tondonia Rioja Rosé Blend 2011

Classic example of an aged Spanish rose with a hint of oxidation. Extremely dry, with definite savory rather than fruity notes. Orange color notes… watermelon/rhubarb notes and a long, nearly tart/bitter finish. Better as it warms…. — 10 days ago

Bob, Dawn and 2 others liked this

La Magia

Brunello di Montalcino Sangiovese 2011

Drank last night. WTSO. Classic brunello profile with cherry dominating smell and taste. Mild tobacco>tar. Good length. Tannins very subtle to non-existent. In window. One more left drink it in the next 1-2years — 2 days ago

Ania
with Ania

Domaine Serene

Evenstad Reserve Willamette Valley Pinot Noir 2011

2018 vintage - Absolutely one of the best Pinot Noirs I have enjoyed. Silky smooth finish- Will definitely be getting again soon!! — 13 days ago

Eddie liked this

Cape Mentelle

Margaret River Cabernet Sauvignon 2011

The first of 4 bottles from my cellar. The nose has blackberry, violets and dried herbs. The palate has that trademark Margaret River herbaceousness but in this warmer vintage more cassis, fine persistent tannins which go on forever - almost silky. Just a beautiful rendition of Margaret River Cabernet with a very long life in front of it - say 20 years. Cape Mentelle one of the early vineyards and down in the south near the town. — 14 days ago

Jan, Severn and 19 others liked this

Château Haut-Brion

Pessac-Léognan Red Bordeaux Blend 2011

Jeremy Shanker
8.9

One of the most disappointing first growths I’ve had. Not sure if the 11s need more time, or if they’ll just never come around. Atypically lean vintage of this with a fairly predictable and uninspired aromatic profile. — 18 days ago

Ira, Bob and 6 others liked this

Alphonse Mellot

Edmond Sancerre Sauvignon Blanc 2011

Last of the three bottles. Quite oxidative notes. Very low minerality and even sweet.
V. Good wine but will definetly not hold it so long next time. Max 5-6 years.
— 3 days ago

Gérard Bertrand

Côte des Roses Languedoc Red Blend 2011

One of my favorites! Enjoying some cloudy weather this afternoon with a good book — 3 days ago

Eric, Dawn and 11 others liked this
Trixie

Trixie

Excellent photo! Sounds lovely!🌸

Cédric Bouchard

Roses de Jeanne La Haute Lemblé Brut Blanc de Blancs Champagne Chardonnay 2011

I think there’s no question who made the Champagne’s of the vintage in 2011, and that’s Cedric Bouchard. La Haute Lemblé shows everything I love in Bouchard’s vinous style wafting a focused stone fruit expression with gun smoke, white flowers and wet stones. The palate is straight satin with a crystalline purity, ripping lemony acids and a long and vibrant finish. Can never get enough of these wines. — 8 days ago

Andrew, Stephen and 8 others liked this

Opus One

Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Blend 2011

Tasted twice! Blend of 71% Cab Sauv, 8% Cab Franc, 9% Petit Verdot, 11% Merlot & 1% Malbec, deep Ruby with aromas of ripe berry fruits, tobacco, herbs and licorice. On the palate black cherry, raspberry and blackberry flavors with espresso, mocha, oak and earthy tobacco notes. Well balanced, great mouthfeel, medium acidity, fine ripe silky tannins, long finish ending with fruit, cedar and toasty spice! Very Nice! Will age well for another decade! — 2 months ago

Paul, Anthony and 5 others liked this