A unique blend of Counoise, Grenache, and Syrah, this is a medium bodied red wine with delightful aromatics, bright fuit and spice. Blackberry and blueberry dominate on the palate, while smooth tannins lend a firm structure and velvety mouth-feel.
Concerto is a Bordeaux-style blend made from grapes sourced from the rolling hills of Paso Robles. Aging in French and American oak barrels highlights concentrated flavors of cherry and black current. Abundant soft tannins contribute to the long satisfying finish.
One of the bolder Bordeaux-style varietals, this richly extracted Petit Verdot is a pleasure to experience. Observed in the glass, the rich dark color is an omen of what’s to come. This is a full-bodied, fruit forward wine (blackberry and other dark berry notes), and cellaring has contributed to the velvety tannins.
Great wines must start with great grapes. At Opolo Vineyards, our wines are produced with grapes from our own vineyards. We have direct control of the viticultural practices, and as a result, we learn whatworks best in the vineyard to produce exceptional wines. This Syrah showcases the potential of Syrah grown in the Paso robles area. It offers a generous bouquet of fruit, while barrel aging for 20 months in both French and American oak has lent this wine a beautiful lightly toasted component and lush mouth-feel. The color is a rich garnet and the natural acidity is well balanced.
The Fusion blends the complex and robust structure of Cabernet Sauvignon and the delightfully fruit forward core of Syrah. Spicy aromas of black plum, blackberry, cinnamon, allspice, and dominate. Full bodied and fleshy with an incredibly full and rounded mid mouth that leads to a wonderfully long finish. Pair with marinated skirt steak or wild mushroom risotto.
Concentrated aromas cranberry and hibiscus are interwoven with earthy notes of tobacco and loam. Ripe strawberry and cherry follow with lively acidity and a satisfying finish. Drink now. Pair with blackened red snapper or pizza margarita.
Opolo’s Barbera leads off with ripe red raspberries, tea leaf, and luxurious vanilla on the nose. This is balanced with cherries and plum, lending itself to a rounded finish of coco nibs and mocha.Drink: 1 hour decant. Cellar: 2-5 years.Pair with carbonara pasta or minestrone soup.
Montagna-Mare is a blend of two classic Italian varietals; Barbera from the Piedmont region and Sangiovese from Tuscany. The richness and body of Sangiovese combined with the fresh liveliness of Barbara combine to create a truly exceptional wine. Opens with spiced cranberry and raspberry followed with cherry and cedar. Medium bodied with a wonderfully racy finish that does not end. Pair with chicken cacciatore or spicy Thai food. Drinkable now and will age with proper cellaring for 5-7 years.
Double Gold, 2018 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
Opolo’s 2014 Sangiovese offers dried cranberry, mint and a touch of nutmeg on the nose. Followed by a generous mid-mouth of strawberry jam, raspberry filled out with a long lasting finish of coffee and toffee notes. Pair with braised turkey shank. Cellar: Drink now Aging: 3-6 years
Concentrated tart cherry, mint, and Americano coffee aromatics fill the glass. Beautiful racy acidity shows on the palate with a touch of violet and toffee. While the finish is met with crème fraiche, vanilla, and baking spices.
Juicy blue, raspberry, accompanied by cinnamon and clove explode out of the glass. Bright flavors of blueberry and black berry lead to a wonderfully racy finish in the medium bodied wine. Pair with Creole shrimp or spice rubbed pork tenderloin.