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Rodney Strong Brothers Ridge Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 Wine Review

Rodney Strong Brothers Ridge Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

Rodney Strong Brothers Ridge Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

Alexander Valley, Sonoma County, California, United States

Community Score:93/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $99.95

Drink: 2015-2019

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 15.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Rodney Strong

Agent: Mark Anthony Wine & Spirits

Natalie's Score: 91/100

Loaded with mocha and chocolate from lots of oak aging. Some sweet black plum notes under the oak. Supple and full-bodied. High alcohol at 15.5%. Pair with T-Rex burgers.

Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: grilled New York strip loin, braised pork shanks, roast leg of lamb, Margherita pizza.

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This Rodney Strong Brothers Ridge Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 was reviewed on March 7, 2016 by Natalie MacLean

More Vintages: 2011 

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Pricing & Stock Information

  • BCLDB
  • 140269
  • $83.06 
  • Check Stock

Reviews and Ratings

Matt Steeves - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 94/100 with the following review:

Big & bold in every way. From California's largest Boutique Winery, Rodney Strong's highly acclaimed single vineyard Brothers Ridge Cabernet (from the Alexander Valley in Sonoma County) is a deep ruby red colour, and comprised of 99% Cabernet and 1% Petit Verdot. This 2012 Cab is loaded with complex juicy dark fruit, cassis, dark chocolate, espresso, and sweet baking spices. Quite simply put, it's absolutely gorgeous and for those that love soft and jammy Cabs this is the one for you! Enjoy over the next decade and beyond. A great gifting wine as it's primed and ready for immediate enjoyment now, yet patience will reward those that tuck it away for medium to long term cellaring. Tasted February 2016. 94 points - Matt Steeves - www.quercusvino.ca
This Californian Cabernet sources grapes from a single vineyard planted at an elevation of 400 to 1030 feet above sea level in Sonoma County. Lots of oak and coffee-espresso on the nose and palate. The 2012 vintage of the Proprietary Red Brothers is a blend of 99% Cabernet Sauvignon and 1% Petit Verdot grapes grown in Sonoma's Alexander Valley. There were 1,520 cases produced, and the wine was bottled unfiltered. The consulting winemaker was David Ramey. - Community Wine Reviews

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