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Inglenook, Rubicon, Napa Valley 2019


Case Format: 3x150cl

With nearly 235 hectares of vineyard, Inglenook represents a huge estate that has been crafting beautiful wines for over a decade. Reflecting the diversity of Napa Valley, its terroir is complex, comprising a mixture of loamy, well-drained soils at its rear, and finer soils at its front.

1978 saw the first ever vintage of Rubicon. A Bordeaux-style blend, the owners Francis and Eleanor Coppola enlisted the help of Philippe Bascaules from Château Margaux, to aid the creation of this spectacular wine.

A delicate, refined and balanced wine, Rubicon is the perfect emblem of Napa’s mixed terroirs, displaying the mixture of warm and earthy flavours that are typical of Rutherford.



James Suckling

Aromas of ripe berries, sweet vanilla, licorice, dark chocolate and bread crust. Notes of dried herbs and pinewood, too. So well grounded. Smooth, with a lingering, silky mouth-feel. Full body and ripe, chewy tannins. Toned and muscular with hints of crushed rocks. Firm, linear finish. Try after 2025.

Jonathan Cristaldi

Seductive crushed cocoa nibs, dark coffee beans, blackberry and boysenberry. Fabulously full. Layered with a wealth of silken red and black-toned fruit flavours, fully supported by long, sturdy, fine tannins that glide effortlessly over the palate. A cascade of salty mineral notes, earth, and dried florals flow through a bright beam of acidity. Long, succulent and complex.


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