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Inglenook "Rubicon"

Red wine | Rutherford, Napa Valley, California

A risk crowned with success!
The star red wine from the Inglenook estate enchants with its intense aromas of black cherry and red currants, dried rose petals, chili pepper, almond and graphite. This wine shows true refinement, especially at this age! It takes its name from the river crossed by Julius Caesar, expressing his intention to take control of Rome. Over time, the expression "crossing the Rubicon" came to mean any irreversible action with revolutionary aims. Audacity paid off for Jules, and for Inglenook!

Regular price CHF 142.00/bt
Regular price Sale price CHF 142.00/bt /bt
  • USA California
  • Cabernet Sauvignon
    Petit Verdot
  • 20 years
  • 13.90% vol.
Awards and reviews from professionals
  • 91 100
    Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
    The 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon Rubicon shows quite a bit of depth and roundness in the year, no doubt owing to the fairly significant presence of Petit Verdot in the final blend. Dark berries, smoke, incense, licorice and tobacco flesh out in this attractive, medium-bodied wine. The 2011 Rubicon clearly has room to grow from here. This is a terrific first effort from winemaker Philippe Bascaules. The 2011 is 91% Cabernet Sauvignon and 9% Petit Verdot. Anticipated maturity: 2016-2026.
  • 93 100
    James Suckling
    A solid wine for the 2011 vintage with bright and vivid aromas of blackberry, black currant, spice and walnut character. Full body, silky and refined. Shows poise and beauty for the lighter 2011 vintage. Drink or hold.
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Inglenook "Rubicon"
Regular price CHF 142.00/bt
Regular price Sale price CHF 142.00/bt /bt
Colour
Colour

Dark purple with ruby ​​reflections.

Nose
Nose

With fine, elegant and intense aromas of black cherry and cherry jam supported by light notes of almonds.

Palate
Palate

Rich and elegantly structured with a nice concentration of ripe fruit aromas and very well balanced tannins. The finish ends with an expressive and persistent finish.

Inglenook Estate

Inglenook Estate

Founded in 1879, INGLENOOK Estate is the oldest wine estate in Napa Valley, and one of the most prestigious, particularly since the legendary 1941 vintage. Francis Ford Coppola and his wife acquired the first plots of vines in 1975, gradually bringing together until 1995 the entire original 95 hectare vineyard.
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