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Rodney Strong Wine Estates Alexander Valley Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2009 Wine Review

Rodney Strong Wine Estates Alexander Valley Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2009

Rodney Strong Wine Estates Alexander Valley Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2009

Alexander Valley, California, United States

Community Score: 4.5/5

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Price: $33.95

Drink: 2015-2018

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Rodney Strong Wine Estates

Agent: Mark Anthony Brands

Natalie's Score: 90/100

Chalky dry on the finish with attractive dark berry notes before you get there. Full-bodied but heavy and smooth especially if you decant for 2 hours first.

Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: steak, lamb.

This was reviewed April 14, 2012 by

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The Alexander Valley signature style is evident in this delicious cabernet: bold fruit aromas and flavors centered on red plum and boysenberry, and a rich and mouth-filling texture with soft tannins, all of which we’ve framed in the finest oak
barrels for 16 months.

This enjoyable Sonoma County Cabernet presents appealing dark fruit that is nicely accented by vanilla and cedar notes from the oak barrels used to age the wine. It is nicely balanced, with terrific intensity of flavour and length ... Score: 3½ (out of 5) CW



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