2000 Rubicon Estate (Niebaum-Coppola) Rubicon

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  • Proprietary Blend
  • 750ML
  • WS 93
  • IWC 91
  • WA 90
  • WE 90

Reviews for 2000 Rubicon Estate (Niebaum-Coppola) Rubicon

WS 93
Wine Spectator - Wine Spectator, October 2003
Beautifully crafted rich vibrant and deftly balanced. Wonderful currant blackberry anise sage mineral and fresh earth offer layers of complexity and concentration. Finishes with just the right amount of tannins to give it... Beautifully crafted rich vibrant and deftly balanced. Wonderful currant blackberry anise sage mineral and fresh earth offer layers of complexity and concentration. Finishes with just the right amount of tannins to give it a solid backbone.
IWC 91
Stephen Tanzer's IWC - Stephen Tanzer's IWC, June 2003
(to have been bottled in mid-March) Saturated ruby. Pungent aromas of black cherry coffee bitter chocolate and violet. Dense sweet and deep; this has broad palate-coating fruit with the strength to support the big... (to have been bottled in mid-March) Saturated ruby. Pungent aromas of black cherry coffee bitter chocolate and violet. Dense sweet and deep; this has broad palate-coating fruit with the strength to support the big cheek-coating tannins. Quite long on the aftertaste and not overly oaky. 89-91 points
WA 90
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, December 2003
Outstanding (no small accomplishment in this vintage) the deep ruby/purple-colored medium to full-bodied 2000 Rubicon possesses more new oak than the 1999 along with impressive richness and notes of cedar smoke black... Outstanding (no small accomplishment in this vintage) the deep ruby/purple-colored medium to full-bodied 2000 Rubicon possesses more new oak than the 1999 along with impressive richness and notes of cedar smoke black currants and meaty/forest floor characteristics...
WE 90
Wine Enthusiast - Wine Enthusiast, November 2003
Showcases the shortcomings of the vintage as well as the strengths of its terroir and winemaking. The blackberry and cassis flavors are obviously short and snap to an abrupt finish but the textural complexity and oaky... Showcases the shortcomings of the vintage as well as the strengths of its terroir and winemaking. The blackberry and cassis flavors are obviously short and snap to an abrupt finish but the textural complexity and oaky overlay are very fine. A charming wine meant for early drinking.