Inglenook, Rubicon 2016

RRP £113

The nose is very different to previous vintages. It’s lifted, fresh, aerated, clean, with an aroma of washed cotton and notes of sea-breeze; the palate is licorice- and eucalypt-tinged, very precise, mouthfilling, dense, great mouthfeel with still-sappy tannins persisting to the end. Very elegant and delicate with understated power. Lots of green still in it – leaf and sap – this will calm, leaving a memory of green turning to hay. Delicious.

Score

Wine Details

Colour

Red

Wine Style

Still

Grape Varieties

Cabernet Sauvignon (93%), Merlot (7%)

Bottle size

75cl

Drink dates

2019 - 2035

Origin

Country

USA

Region

California

Sub-region

Napa Valley AVA

Tasting Information

Blind

No

Tasted by

Adam Lechmere

UK Stockist

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