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Rubicon, Inglenook (2014)

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Product Information

Country: USA

Area: カリフォルニア/ラザフォード

Wine style: Red

Varietal: Petit Verdot, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon

Style: Dry

Alc(%): 14.2

Producer: Ingrenook

Size: 750ml

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List price (without tax): ¥31,080  
¥25,900
(¥28,490 Including tax)

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Description

Founded in 1879 by Gustave Niebaum, Inglenook remains the crown jewel of the Napa Valley under the stewardship of the Coppola family

Tasting Notes
The 2014 Rubicon demonstrates harmonious, lasting character. Composed this year almost entirely of Cabernet Sauvignon, offers a sweeter, rounder nose than one might find in other vintages, which is a testament to the seamless integration of fruit, tannin, and oak. Weighted throughout, the wine’s fragrance and flavors are linear from start to finish, with sophisticated notes of dark berries, black cherries, currants, spice and vanilla flowing together, bringing impressive complexity to this outstanding vintage.

Blend 97% Cabernet Sauvignon, 2% Merlot, 1% Petit Verdot

 

Terroir/Vinification

Vintage Notes
Inglenook’s premier red wine, Rubicon, produced on the estate since 1978, restoring the estate’s legacy of world-class wines. This wine is an elegant blend from the finest vineyard blocks, showcasing the best of both the estate and the vintage. The 2014 growing climate was cons istently warm which triggered an early harvest that yielded fruit of high quality and impressive concentration. Compared to the 2012 and 2013 Rubicon, the soft integrated tannins of the 2014 vintage can be enjoyed as a young wine or cellared for decades. The true story of this wine develops over time, during which the 2014 Rubicon reveals the dynamic layers of complexity.

Regimen 18 Months in100% French Oak, 75% New oak

Accolades

Robert Parker 95 Point!
Wine Enthusiast 94 Point! 
Jeff Leve 94 Point!
Wine Spectator 92 Point!