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Rodney Strong Alexander's Crown Cabernet Sauvignon 1996

Cabernet Sauvignon from Sonoma County, California
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    Winemaker Notes

    The 1996 Alexanders Crown is a powerful wine emanating first from a beautiful bouquet of blueberry, currant, orange blossom and sweet fig. Coffee and earthen aromas mingle with a touch of brown sugar inviting a taste. The aromas are proportionate to the lush mouth feel, full of cherry and dark plum flavors and a slight touch of oregano. Oak aging in the finest French and American oak barrels imparts subtle chestnut and cedar notes. While a small percentage of Merlot in the blend has helped to highlight the sweetness of fruit, the Cabernet of this vintage has provided great structure and a long, silken finish.

    A very special meal prepared around the 1996 Alexanders Crown might include a beef tenderloin with wild mushroom sauce or a roast leg of lamb. - Richard B. Sayre, Winemaker

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    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 winemaking equipment, and exceptional talent. The winery farms and sources grapes from vineyards throughout Sonoma County, focusing on Alexander Valley, Russian River Valley and Chalk Hill. Rodney Strong Vineyards is best known for its estate-bottled and vineyard-designated wines, and is also recognized for their sustainable and Fish Friendly Farming, dedication to solar energy production and becoming carbon neutral in 2009.

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