Rodney Strong Cabernet Sauvignon 2001

Cabernet Sauvignon from Sonoma County, California

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Winemaker's Notes

Our 1998 Sonoma County Cabernet Sauvignons dark ruby color tips off a deep and luscious quality throughout. The nose captures your attention with an essence of a dark Lincoln rose, white chocolate and a hint of cumin. Medium-bodied, long, and lingering in the mouth, the wine is packed with flavors of dark chocolate, currant and licorice.

I am fortunate to have the best barrels made to showcase a wine that has come from the field almost perfect. This vintage was aged in a combination of new and older French and American barrels. The combination of age and type of barrel retained the wines excellent balance and depth of fruit while adding an appropriate amount of spice and toast.

I will serve this wine with a thinly sliced teriyaki steak or a hardy vegetable & pasta soup. -Richard B. Sayre, Winemaker

Learn About Rodney Strong Map ItMap It

Founded by wine industry pioneer, Rod Strong, in 1959, Rodney Strong Vineyards is now owned by the Kleins, a farming-based family that prides itself on land stewardship and a relentless push for superior wine quality from Sonoma County. After purchasing the company in 1989, Tom Klein began the endeavor that today brings together excellent vineyards, the industry's finest...

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Learn About Sonoma County

Twice as large as Napa in size, Sonoma County only makes about a half the amount of wine as her northeasterly neighbor. But Sonoma, with her size, is able to vouch for more diversity within her borders, including sub-AVAs that are climatically varied. The atmosphere of Sonoma is decidedly laid back and down home country style. But in wines, they are keeping up with the...

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Learn About Cabernet Sauvignon

(cab-uhr-NAY sow-veeh-yawn) King of Red Many refer to Cabernet Sauvignon as the king of red grapes. Perhaps that title is due to its ability to grow worldwide in a number of climates, or to the fact that it produces wine with such character yet such diversity. Either way, this grape is responsible, as a whole or a partner, for some of the greatest wines in the world. In Bordeaux,...

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