2010 Rua

Red Bordeaux Blend

  • USA
  • California
  • Napa Valley
Drink between 2013 - 2018 (Edit)
CT90.2 23 reviews
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  • wabi47 wrote: 89 points

    August 16, 2016 - good fruit and spice; full mid palate; a bit more structure than i recall.

  • wabi47 wrote: 88 points

    November 13, 2015 - Sweet red fruit without complexity

  • GoBlue2002 Likes this wine: 89 points

    September 14, 2015 - Me - 88, wife - 90. Quite similar to previous notes/scores for the two of us, despite having forgotten what we said in the past. She likes the up front fruit whereas I am not a fan of the weak structure, although I do enjoy the cab franc aromas and flavors. (70% merlot / 30% cab franc)

  • TheDarkPrince wrote: 88 points

    June 9, 2015 - This is a 'one night stand…

    Nice nose of caramel, cinnamon and a hint of barrel toast. Good texture and mouthfeel. Its balanced, just a little too sweet for my palette. I never was a fan of cab franc and that is what is adding the octane here. Some will love it. Its not a bad wine, just has a narrow focus.


  • RGCM Gananda wrote: 91 points

    June 8, 2015 - A very soft, easy drinking and fruit based style. Soft merlot fruit upfront with lots of black cherry and blueberry notes. Very soft and open through the middle with the cab franc adding just enough structure to make this wine interesting. Very smooth on the finish where it adds in coffee, mocha and graphite notes. Overall this is a very drinkable bottle, but won’t improve with any additional bottle age.

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2010
  • Type Red
  • Producer Rua
  • Varietal Red Bordeaux Blend
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Napa Valley
  • Appellation Napa Valley

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  • In Cellars 32 (24%)
  • Consumed 99 (76%)

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