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Opus One Virtual Wine Tasting with WineStyles of Montclair
October 28, 2020 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Have you ever wanted to taste a world renowned ultra premium wine in the comfort of your own home without having to purchase the entire bottle? Do you want to know what all the fuss is about when it comes to these iconic wines everyone swoons over?
We are excited and honored to announce a very special Zoom Virtual Spotlight with Opus One Winery representative Emmanuel Padilla on Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. featuring the 2017 releases of Opus One and Overture. We will be treated to a presentation and discussion of the history, tradition and winemaking of this iconic Napa Valley Winery.
Each year, WineStyles of Montclair is fortunate enough to receive one of the largest allocations of Opus One and Overture (2nd label) in the region. These bottles sell out within hours and are usually reserved for our Collectors Club (IYI) members. Some of you have been fortunate enough to receive a very limited VIP invitation in years past and have come in to taste the wines and experience the history, quality, and rarity of an American icon.
Opus One is a wine collectors staple and a gift that will definitely turn a few heads during the holidays. It is truly a collectors item that gets better with age and has historically been a very good cellar investment. Since its first release in 1984 (the 1979 and 1980 vintages) the price of Opus One older vintages has shown an increase in value as seen in the great First Growth Chateaus in Bordeaux.
Wine Enthusiast recently listed Opus One as one of “California’s Top 10 Collectible Wines” among the ridiculously priced Screaming Eagle, Harlan Estate, and Colgin Estate. They note….
“Napa Valley producer Opus One is a French-American wine estate located in Oakville. It was founded by two larger-than-life figures in 20th-century winemaking, local icon Robert Mondavi and Baron Philippe de Rothschild of Bordeaux, who came together in pursuit of a classic, age-worthy red wine from Napa grapes through traditional French techniques.
While Rothschild owned the first-growth Château Mouton-Rothschild and brought instant celebrity to the venture, the wine wouldn’t have become such a success if it didn’t live up to that hype. The duo built a monumental winery, and, within only a few years, their enologists perfected the wine’s layered, sculpted style. Eventually, Opus One became the first American wine sold through négociants on La Place de Bordeaux alongside the elite classified growths.”
For more information on Opus One we invite you to visit their website at Opusonewinery.com .
This year we are thrilled to invite our Collector’s Club members AS WELL AS a limited number of non-members to join us to taste the 2017 release of Opus One and Overture and participate in a special Virtual Spotlight via the comfort of your homes.
Cost – This event is Free for Collectors Club members (2 kits per membership) and only $25 per kit for non-members. Reservations are mandatory and there will be a very limited number of kits available to non-members. Each tasting kit will consist of 2 mini-sampling bottles (1 oz. each) of 2017 Opus One and Overture as well as a Zoom Link and password for the event.
In addition, we are also opening up the invitation to an advance pre-sell of a variety of Opus One offerings available to us via our distribution partner. These selections will be available for pre-order. The wines are………
*Overture (750ml) $149.99 bottle
*2017 Opus One (375ml) $199.99 (half bottle)
*2017 Opus One (750ml) $379.99 bottle (standard)
*2016 Opus One (750ml) $389.99 bottle (standard)
*2015 Opus One (1.5L) $979.99 bottle (magnum)
*2014 Opus One (1.5L) $989.99 bottle (magnum)
*2015 Opus One (3L) $2199.00 bottle (Jeroboam)
*2014 Opus One (3L) $2299.00 bottle (Jeroboam)
*2015 Opus One (6L) $4500.00 bottle (Methuselah)
*Please note that a pre-order is considered a “request” to purchase and will depend on the final allocation offered to WineStyles for this year. A guest will not be charged for the wine until we get confirmation of allocation from the distributor. Due to the exclusive nature of this item, we will not be able to offer any discounts or reward points towards these items.
If you are a Collectors Club Member wishing to RSVP or a non-member interested in participating in the Opus One Virtual Event and need more information, please call the store directly at 703-583-9463 and ask for Arthur Lampros, owner.
Non-Members wishing to participate in this event please purchase your tickets below and we will reserve your tasting kits. If you are interested in the wine pre-sale request, please call the shop (703-583-9463) and ask for Arthur Lampros, Owner.
Tasting kits will be filled on the morning of Wednesday, October 28 and will be available for pickup after 2:00pm at the shop. A zoom ID and password and any additional information will be distributed via email and at pickup. Delivery is available with a minimum purchase of $50 and a 5 mile radius.
Any questions, just contact us at 703-583-9463 or montclair∂winestyles.com. WineStyles of Montclair is open Monday-Thursday 2:00-9:00 p.m. and Friday and Saturday 2:00-9:30 p.m. (Closed Sunday)
*Wine Club / Beer Club Members – If you would like us to include your club selections to this order, please choose the option below or advise us when you call.