Rodney Strong Cabernet Sauvignon 2011

Cabernet Sauvignon from Sonoma County, California

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Item No. 127647
  • red wine
  • TP90
Style: Smooth & Supple

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

Alcohol By Volume: 13.5%

Alcohol By Volume Guide

  • 10%
  • 16+%
Most wine ranges from 10-16% alcohol by volume. Some varietals tend to have higher (for example Zinfandel and Cabernet Sauvignon) or lower alcohol levels (Pinot Noir and many white varietals), but there is always some variation from producer to producer. Some wine falls outside of this range, for instance Port weighs in closer to 20%, while Muscat and Riesling are usually a bit below 10%.
Ratings Pedigree:

Winemaker's Notes

Gold Medal Winner: 2014 Los Angeles International Wine Competition

A deep, saturated color leads to lifted aromas of blackberry, cocoa, and herby black-currant, followed by a rich, layered mouthfeel, loaded with juicy black cherry, cedar, and crème de cassis, and structured with ripe, mature tannins.

Critical Acclaim

"Smooth and fresh with a nice layer of spice; plum, vanilla and sweet oak; juicy, long and balanced."
90 Points

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Rating:
(8/23/2014)
Style: Smooth & Supple
I really like this cab, and would buy it again. It's very smooth. I can't help but give it 5 stars for the price and taste.
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Rating:
(5/27/2014)
I thought this was a good cab. Very smooth.
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Rating:
(8/25/2014)
Style: Smooth & Supple
Sir Rodney! If you like a nice inexpensive bottle to impress the in-laws with, enjoy prawns on the barby, or simply to unwind on Fridays with a glass of your own you cannot go wrong. Year to year, Rodney Strong seems to be consistently smooth, dark, and rich. Enjoy!
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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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