Round Pond Estate

Rutherford Cabernet Sauvignon

9.234 ratings
9.26 pro ratings
Rutherford, Napa Valley, California, USA
Cabernet Sauvignon
Onion, Shallot, Garlic, Pasta, Venison, Tomato-Based, Potato, Pork, Chocolate & Caramel, White Rice, Mushrooms, Beef, Lamb, Chili & Hot Spicy
Top Notes For
Ron R
9.3

I’m going to spare you the gory details, but we will be breaking tiles again tomorrow. Told the plumber that his services are no longer required.
Perrotti-Brown gave this 89 pts - it’s a travesty of justice. This stuff represents all things good from Napa. Enticing nose of kirsch, coffee and nutmeg. Sleek, bold tannins combine with deep, black fruits. Nice, well-behaved finish with a sweet balsamic reduction. Loving this bad boy...

I’m going to spare you the gory details, but we will be breaking tiles again tomorrow. Told the plumber that his services are no longer required.
Perrotti-Brown gave this 89 pts - it’s a travesty of justice. This stuff represents all things good from Napa. Enticing nose of kirsch, coffee and nutmeg. Sleek, bold tannins combine with deep, black fruits. Nice, well-behaved finish with a sweet balsamic reduction. Loving this bad boy...

Mar 28th, 2019
Ron R
9.3

We forgot to post this on Sunday. I just glanced at AG’s notes on this vintage, and he nailed it. The nose is luscious, while the palate is pliable, with pristine oak treatment. Regal tannins compliment moderate acidity. This is an improvement on the 07 vintage.

We forgot to post this on Sunday. I just glanced at AG’s notes on this vintage, and he nailed it. The nose is luscious, while the palate is pliable, with pristine oak treatment. Regal tannins compliment moderate acidity. This is an improvement on the 07 vintage.

Mar 19th, 2019
Jay Kline

Color me impressed. This was a delightful, textbook expression of Rutherford Cabernet Sauvignon with the fruit, texture and “je ne sais quoi” to remind me that Napa can still make interesting, balanced and delicious CS. Another impressive wine by TRB.

Color me impressed. This was a delightful, textbook expression of Rutherford Cabernet Sauvignon with the fruit, texture and “je ne sais quoi” to remind me that Napa can still make interesting, balanced and delicious CS. Another impressive wine by TRB.

Mar 11th, 2019
Gregg Gordon

Great wine with the pomodoro sauce

Great wine with the pomodoro sauce

Mar 7th, 2019
Andrew Lohse

Rich, big, loud: black fruit, red fruit, dust, vanilla / 14.7% abv

Rich, big, loud: black fruit, red fruit, dust, vanilla / 14.7% abv

Nov 10th, 2018
Matt Sterr

Cabernet Sauvignon with a touch of Petite Verdot. Rutherford to the core. Delicious

Cabernet Sauvignon with a touch of Petite Verdot. Rutherford to the core. Delicious

May 21st, 2018
Henrik Poulsen

Sampled 3/2018 at ProWein (Germany).

Sampled 3/2018 at ProWein (Germany).

Mar 23rd, 2018
Debra Copeland

Amazing bouquet with ripe red berries, dark spice and anise. Similar on the palate with blackberries, dark cherry, chocolate and smooth tannins.

Amazing bouquet with ripe red berries, dark spice and anise. Similar on the palate with blackberries, dark cherry, chocolate and smooth tannins.

Feb 24th, 2020
Lawrence Bernstein

Somehow this wine misses. It has fruit and structure (firm tannins) and its well made but it misses. A tad too much acid. No harmony, or finish. 85. Not worth $ 75.

Somehow this wine misses. It has fruit and structure (firm tannins) and its well made but it misses. A tad too much acid. No harmony, or finish. 85. Not worth $ 75.

Feb 15th, 2020
Julia Indik

Opens big with berries and spice. Then undertones of caramel, chocolate, and smoky tannins in a long finish

Opens big with berries and spice. Then undertones of caramel, chocolate, and smoky tannins in a long finish

Dec 7th, 2019