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Rodney Strong Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 Wine Review

Rodney Strong Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Rodney Strong Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Alexander Valley, Sonoma County, California, United States

Community Score:91/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $32.95

Drink: 2019-2023

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Rodney Strong

Agent: Mark Anthony Wine & Spirits

Natalie's Score: 90/100

A dark and smoky Californian Cabernet Sauvignon from Alexander Valley, Sonoma. Smoky on the nose with bright black currant and blackberry aromas. Dry, full-bodied with dark cherry, plum, cassis, dried tobacco leaf and leathery, smoky notes on the palate. Nicely balanced with good acidity for a grilled steak. Tannins are chewy but manageable. Enjoy now and for the next five years.

Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: grilled steak, pork roast, grilled lamb chops.

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This Rodney Strong Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 was reviewed on February 6, 2020 by Natalie MacLean

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Jenny Ratcliffe-Wright CWM rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Fantastic value for a delicious Cab that has great varietal character and regional typicity. Beautifully balanced flavours of chocolate enrobed cherries, a saline minerality with a slight smoke on the finish. Elegantly poised to drink now of hold onto it for a few years. Try with sticky smoky porks ribs @wrightwineblog
Rodney Strong 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon is a full-bodied California Cab with brambly, black currant, mocha, bell pepper and savoury spice flavours on the palate. Good structure with fine, slightly chewy tannins. Pair with a grilled ribeye from the BBQ. - Community Wine Reviews

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