Red

2008 Rodney Strong Cabernet Sauvignon Rockaway

Cabernet Sauvignon

  • USA
  • > California
  • > Sonoma County
  • > Alexander Valley
Drink between 2012 - 2019
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Community Tasting Notes 7

  • BigTex22 Likes this wine: (93 points)

    July 27, 2014 - Decanted for a few hours. Classic cab, well rounded, great nose and mouthfeel. Enjoyed with steak dinner. Great QPR for a top flight cab. Drink now or hold for several more years. VERY GOOD.

  • BigTex22 Likes this wine: (90 points)

    March 13, 2014 - Not as good as last time. Good fruit, smooth tannins, but a wee bit of overly high alcohol on the finish. GOOD.

  • kmoloo wrote: (93 points)

    November 28, 2013 - rich, concentrated, intense, dark fruit & earth, glad I have 5 more of these.

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  • BigTex22 Likes this wine: (93 points)

    August 3, 2013 - Very nice wine. Splash decanted. Musty nose that cleared to nice medium bodied fruit. This has several years left on it - wife loves it. Recommend. VERY GOOD.

  • webbaker Likes this wine: (93 points)

    April 11, 2013 - Second tasting with similar notes. Pop & pour, minimal sediment. Nice fruit flavors, touch of field flowers. Kept about half a bottle in the decanter over night, did not fair so well the next day, strange aroma of raw egg. Even so, a strong effort, and I somewhat discount this day 2 effect. I've noticed that some wines don't do well overnight in the decanter, while others (notably, Seavey) almost require it.

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2008
  • Type Red
  • Producer Rodney Strong
  • Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard Rockaway
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Sonoma County
  • Appellation Alexander Valley

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 223 (84%)
  • Consumed 42 (16%)

Food Pairing

lamb

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