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2005 Rubicon Estate (Niebaum-Coppola) - Cabernet Sauvignon Cask Estate Cabernet Sauvignon - USA - California - Napa - Rutherford - Red

USA - California - Napa - Rutherford

Red Cabernet Sauvignon
Producer Notes

The Rubicon Estate Winery (formerly Niebaum-Coppola Winery and Inglenook Winery) is located in Rutherford, California in the heart of Napa Valley. The winery sits on a portion of the historic Napa property first acquired in 1879 by Finnish Sea Captain Gustave Niebaum, founder of the Inglenook Winery.

In 1975, Francis Ford Coppola and his wife Eleanor purchased Niebaum's Victorian... More »

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91
Drink Dates
Comm: 2010-2014 VF: 2007-2020
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Author R Carlo
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 93.333%
Tasted On 02/08/2013
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Author Jam02110
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 97.762%
Tasted On 03/16/2013
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Author Rmann
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 97.143%
Tasted On 02/03/2013
Drink Dates 2012-2014

Flinty - classic california cab with light tannins (at this point) for a cab anyway

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Author Sammy Plotkin
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 100%
Tasted On 06/15/2012

Opened a few years too early, after fearing I had held it (like others) too long. Still firm tanins, benefitted from 30-45 mins of decanting. Good fruit balance, good finish. Would easily be 93-94 in a few years.

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Author Seel Family Cellar
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 100%
Tasted On 05/28/2011
Drink Dates 2008-2015

Layers of dark cherry, blackberry, licorice, and even some earthy notes on the nose. Very well balanced wine. The finest expression of a big California Cab right through the finish. Flavors flourish at the end and tannins are tamed after 6 years in the bottle. Fruit is strong enough will drink well for even another few years.

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Author N2PINOT
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Tasted On 04/01/2011
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Author Anon
Site / Blog Trust Rating 84.314%
Tasted On 01/04/2010

as good as the others, a great ca cab, deep, dark tannins

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Author Glen B
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 88.393%
Tasted On 12/15/2009

Deep Ruby Red Color. Aromas of cocoa, black cherry. A lot layers and structure, well balanced. Cherry, espresso and oak surrounded by med tannins. Decanter prior to drinking.

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