Inglenook Rubicon Cabernet Sauvignon 2010, Rutherford, Napa Valley

Cabernet Sauvignon Cabernet Sauvignon
California, Usa

$239.95 (703967)

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Unquestionably a deep, dense, rich, massively structured and concentrated red from the newly-renamed Inglenook estate, formerly Niebaum-Coppola. Flavours are fixed in the dark fruit/black berry world, with layers of high quality oak expressed as sweet baking spice and tobacco leaf, almost port-like ripeness and good to very good length. The acidity is, amazingly enough, sufficient to balance this massive ensemble, and I'd suspect this needs another 3-6 years to enter into a more mature, interesting drinking range. Impressive in any case. Score: 94 (John Szabo, MS,, Mar 2013)
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