2001 Rudd Estate Oakville Estate Proprietary Red Wine

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  • Proprietary Blend
  • 750ML
  • WA 95
  • IWC 92
  • WS 91

Reviews for 2001 Rudd Estate Oakville Estate Proprietary Red Wine

WA 95
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, November 2003
...The 2001 Oakville Estate Proprietary Red (1950 cases of primarily Cabernet Sauvignon with a touch of Malbec and Petit Verdot) exhibits an inky/purple/black color. This huge powerful deep rich 2001 reveals telltale big... ...The 2001 Oakville Estate Proprietary Red (1950 cases of primarily Cabernet Sauvignon with a touch of Malbec and Petit Verdot) exhibits an inky/purple/black color. This huge powerful deep rich 2001 reveals telltale big sweet chocolatey espresso blackberry cassis aromas as well as massive flavors that ooze across the palate with great richness purity and equilibrium. The wine's wonderful sweetness is due to the full phenolic ripeness and elevated glycerin. High tannin is well-concealed by the extravagant richness of this brilliant effort...
IWC 92
Stephen Tanzer's IWC - Stephen Tanzer's IWC, May 2004
...Good deep medium ruby. Aromas of blackberry cassis minerals and spice cake; showing more lift today than the 2001 cabernet. Sweet but firm flavors of blackberry cassis tar minerals and menthol. Quite youthfully... ...Good deep medium ruby. Aromas of blackberry cassis minerals and spice cake; showing more lift today than the 2001 cabernet. Sweet but firm flavors of blackberry cassis tar minerals and menthol. Quite youthfully backward with more depth than the cabernet sauvignon bottling. The supple fine tannins reach the teeth. The higher percentage of new oak (85% vs. 50% for the cabernet) dusts the finish with exotic spices....
WS 91
Wine Spectator - Wine Spectator, November 2004
...Supple with complex currant anise mineral herb and sage flavors that are well-defined adding hints of espresso and fresh earth. The tannins are ripe and fine-grained and the finish reveals extra dimensions of depth and... ...Supple with complex currant anise mineral herb and sage flavors that are well-defined adding hints of espresso and fresh earth. The tannins are ripe and fine-grained and the finish reveals extra dimensions of depth and complexity. Cabernet Sauvignon Cabernet Franc Malbec and Petit Verdot...