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Opus One Sues Supplier Alleging Barrels Were Contaminated with TCA

December 13, 2018

Opus One Winery alleges 10 French oak wine barrels were contaminated with TCA, resulting in the loss of 590 gallons of Cabernet Sauvignon. The winery is seeking $471,356 in damages, which include wine losses, $9,800 for the 10 barrels and testing expenses. The wine allegedly contaminated in defective barrels could have been sold for about $140 per bottle wholesale, according to the complaint