Label Image
2007 Rudd Estate Oakville Estate Proprietary Red Wine Napa Valley
Find the Lowest Priceavailable from 9 retailers online
5.0 average rating 1 ratingrate it
Expert Ratings
 ST
  92-95
 RP
  98+
read the reviews

Begin Your Search


WineAccess Travel Log


Read stories from the world's greatest wine trails.

Product Details

Napa Place Image
About Rudd Estate

Entreprenuer Leslie Rudd, Kansas Liqour wholesaler, owner of the Dean & Deluca gourmet food markets, Oakville Grocery, St. Helena's PRESS restaurant, and Distillery 209, also owns two wineries, Edge Hill Estate and Rudd Winery...

Read more about Rudd Estate »

2007 Rudd Estate Oakville Estate Proprietary Red Wine Napa Valley

Producer: Rudd Estate
Style: Red Wine
Grape Type: Bordeaux Blend
Origin: California
Region: Napa
Appellation: Oakville

Expert Reviews

92-95 Points | International Wine Cellar , May/June 2009

(15.4% alcohol; 69% cabernet sauvignon, 14% cabernet franc, 8% merlot, 8% malbec and 1% petit verdot) Bright, saturated ruby. Aromas of crushed black fruits, menthol, licorice, violet, espresso and cocoa powder. At once primary and suave, with more inner-mouth perfume and aromatic lift than past vintages of this wine. The dark raspberry and violet flavors offer terrific intensity and aromatic lift. The tannin management here is far more sophisticated than just a few years ago here, when the tannins had a tendency toward hardness. But then this wine has only been racked twice so far. Sullivan noted that 2007 was the first year in which David Abreu controlled the vineyard work; Michel Rolland will finalize the blend, and the bottling will not occur until at least August. Outstanding potential here.

98+ Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

Member Ratings

Your Rating & Review
1 Member Rating
Average Member Rating:
5.0 out of 5 stars
     
5 stars
 
(1)
     
4 stars
 
(0)
     
3 stars
 
(0)
     
2 stars
 
(0)
     
1 stars
 
(0)
     

Explore

Napa Place Image
About Napa Valley

Napa Valley is the most famous wine-growing area in the U.S. It begins at the base of Mount St. Helena in the north and tapers off some 30 miles to the south into the floodplain where the Napa River enters San Francisco Bay. From Mount St. Helena to the city of Napa, the valley is defined by two north-south ridgelines of the Coast Range Mountains.
Read More »