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Rubicon Estate Rubicon

Wine Details

Style

Red

Wine Description

(2000 Vintage) Because the growing season did not commence in its normal clockwork fashion, we waited for our Cabernet Sauvignon to develop intense ripe blueberry and sour cherry flavors—the hallmark of this wine—and harvested in late October. In very warm years we usually opt to blend in more spice characteristics by adding Cabernet Franc, but in cooler, longer seasons the opposite is true. 2000 Rubicon has only 2% Cabernet Franc and is also the first year we introduced a fourth varietal, Petit Verdot. This va...

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  • Robert Parker
    (2010 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 12/12/2012
  • Wine & Spirits
    (2005 Vintage) Rating: 96/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine on 06/08
  • Wine Spectator
    (2009 Vintage) Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 02/06/2013