Rodney Strong Cabernet Sauvignon 2005, Sonoma County

Cabernet Sauvignon Cabernet Sauvignon
California, Usa

$22.95 (226944)

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  • 8787
87 pts
10
November 08, 2008

Critic Reviews (9)

Winecurrent
Winecurrent

This has distinctive aromas of exotic spice with gamy and earthy notes. The flavours are a delightful ménge of rich...

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Rod Phillips
Rod Phillips

This is a lovely cabernet, mostly from the warm Alexander Valley. It breaks the mould of too many warm-climate cabs,...

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Gord Stimmell
Gord Stimmell

This wine lives up to the winery’s reputation as a value leader. Ripe blackberry, cedar and vanilla aromas herald...

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Ted Able
Ted Able

Fine tannin structure, silky texture, tobacco, spice, more cedar notes, long bitter cocoa finish.

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Vintages
Vintages

Garnet color. Baked berries, singed herb, and barnyard aromas. A round, silky entry leads to a dry-yet-fruity...

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John Stewart
John Stewart

The dry, firm tannins and gangly balance of this wine seem to indicate that some time is needed for it to come...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

The dry, firm tannins and gangly balance of this wine seem to indicate that some time is needed for it to come...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

There are two Rodney Strong cabernets on the Nov 8 release. This bottle, pictured on the back cover of Vintages...

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Megan Victor
Megan Victor

Deep purple red colour. Slightly spicy, mint-tinged, earthy, ripe plum nose with hints of cedar. Spicy, medium...

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Community Reviews (1)

Ann Allchin
Ann Allchin

My first impression of this was not good, but it grew on me. Full and reliable, but maybe better with food?

Not RecommendedNR
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