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Rodney Strong Wine Estates Cabernet Sauvignon 2008 Wine Review

Rodney Strong Wine Estates Cabernet Sauvignon 2008

Rodney Strong Wine Estates Cabernet Sauvignon 2008

Sonoma County, California, United States

Community Score: 4.4/5

Community Reviews: 6

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Price: $21.95

Drink: 2012-2016

Bottle size: 750 ml



 

Alcohol: 13.8%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Rodney Strong Wine Estates

Agent: Mark Anthony Brands

Product: 226944

Product: 226944

Product: 11770537

Product: 226944

Natalie's Score: 88/100

Elegant and full-bodied with a smooth texture. Aromas are classic: cassis and blackberry with a weave of smoke.

Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: grilled rib-eye.

This was reviewed November 10, 2012 by

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Barry rated this wine as 96/100
Erle rated this wine as 95/100
Pb rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

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Thomas Davis rated this wine as 88/100
Don Bray rated this wine as 80/100
This Cab has classic blackberry and currant fruit flavors, along with cocoa notes, cassis and dusty mint aromas. Like the more expensive Rodney Strong offerings, this is a very well made, mid-palate wine, with no flabbiness or excessive oak to mar your pleasure. Take it out for a spin. Source: Ted Scheffler, cityweekly.net
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