Salko & Marjan Simcic

Opoka Merlot

9.327 ratings
9.49 pro ratings
Goriška Brda, Primorje, Slovenia
Merlot
Beef, Venison, Salami & Prosciutto, Chili & Hot Spicy, Potato, Exotic Spices, Lamb, White Rice, Baking Spices, Herbs, Pasta, Chicken, Mushrooms, Pungent Cheese, Turkey, Tomato-Based, Soft Cheese, Pork, Beans & Peas, Hard Cheese, Duck, Onion, Shallot, Garlic
Top Notes For
Weijie Shi (Jay)

Impressive. Very young and tight though.

Impressive. Very young and tight though.

May 2nd, 2018
Harrison Fong

Who needs Petrus?

Who needs Petrus?

1 person found it helpfulMar 20th, 2015
Aran Healy

Partner Ruby WIne, Carlotta Cellars, Thistle Cellars

9.3

Very impressive Merlot from brda. 2009, 20ppm total so2 at bottling only. Native yeast, fermented in old boti, aged in tonneau. Opoka soils...

Very impressive Merlot from brda. 2009, 20ppm total so2 at bottling only. Native yeast, fermented in old boti, aged in tonneau. Opoka soils...

Mar 20th, 2015
Cara Patricia

GM/Partner/Head Sommelier at Les Clos San Francisco

9.8

This is what Merlot should taste like

This is what Merlot should taste like

Oct 30th, 2014
David Russell

14.5%

14.5%

Jul 29th, 2018
Rupesh Parikh

Given time to open up, its a wonderful wine. Hints of vanilla and ripened fruit.

Given time to open up, its a wonderful wine. Hints of vanilla and ripened fruit.

May 13th, 2015
Gregor Hawlina

Vonj po cesnjah. Dolg pookus.

Vonj po cesnjah. Dolg pookus.

Jan 9th, 2015
Nicolas Pierron

Head Sommelier City Social London

9.3

A lot of fruit with spicy tannins.

A lot of fruit with spicy tannins.

Jan 3rd, 2015
Nick Rancone

Nick had this 4 years ago

Nick had this 4 years ago

Jul 10th, 2015
Aran Healy

Partner Ruby WIne, Carlotta Cellars, Thistle Cellars

9.3

Aran had this 4 years ago

Aran had this 4 years ago

Nov 14th, 2014