Rodney Strong Vineyards

Sonoma County Cabernet Sauvignon

8.7283 ratings
8.83 pro ratings
Sonoma County, California, USA
Cabernet Sauvignon
Onion, Shallot, Garlic, Pasta, Venison, Tomato-Based, Potato, Pork, Chocolate & Caramel, White Rice, Mushrooms, Beef, Lamb, Chili & Hot Spicy
Top Notes For
Stephanie Keyes

Apparently Rodney Strong is not strong enough for my taste. It's... ok. I had high hopes, considering I usually don't spend $14 on a bottle of wine, but I was in a celebratory mood. It lacks that aroma that fills your mouth and nose when you take a sip. In a way it's flat like that. It isn't bad either, but there are better options given the price point. It was... meh.

Apparently Rodney Strong is not strong enough for my taste. It's... ok. I had high hopes, considering I usually don't spend $14 on a bottle of wine, but I was in a celebratory mood. It lacks that aroma that fills your mouth and nose when you take a sip. In a way it's flat like that. It isn't bad either, but there are better options given the price point. It was... meh.

3 people found it helpfulOct 24th, 2015
Karen Koenig

Its actually a Cab. App read it wrong

Its actually a Cab. App read it wrong

1 person found it helpfulAug 23rd, 2016
Drew Golley

Currants, cassis, and black cherry up front. Sweet French oak, dusty tannins, and black pepper on the finish. Gets better as it opens in the glass. Great with a loaded burger.

Currants, cassis, and black cherry up front. Sweet French oak, dusty tannins, and black pepper on the finish. Gets better as it opens in the glass. Great with a loaded burger.

1 person found it helpfulMar 22nd, 2016
Scorewine

Wine writer http://www.israelwines.co.il

8.7

Classic California CS from Sonoma from what seems like a second great vintage in a row. This ones classic, full of dun ripe red and black fruits, vanilla, cherries , plums and sweet cedar. Full body, with pleasant yet dry tannins, a good supporting acidity and fruit forward long finish. My score 87, drink to 2019

Classic California CS from Sonoma from what seems like a second great vintage in a row. This ones classic, full of dun ripe red and black fruits, vanilla, cherries , plums and sweet cedar. Full body, with pleasant yet dry tannins, a good supporting acidity and fruit forward long finish. My score 87, drink to 2019

1 person found it helpfulMar 14th, 2016
Christopher Beatty

How a cab should taste. Flavors of mild berry with rich earth and a pleasant spice for the finish.

How a cab should taste. Flavors of mild berry with rich earth and a pleasant spice for the finish.

1 person found it helpfulFeb 17th, 2016
Lori Mike

Pours garnet in color. ON THE NOSE: leather, tobacco, dark fruit, cassis and olive. ON THE PALATE: Cherry, plum, olive and dust. Medium bodied long finish. Nice tannic structure. Well balanced

Pours garnet in color. ON THE NOSE: leather, tobacco, dark fruit, cassis and olive. ON THE PALATE: Cherry, plum, olive and dust. Medium bodied long finish. Nice tannic structure. Well balanced

Apr 27th, 2016
Sofia Horvath

Slightly smokey, soft oak, cherry and cola.

Slightly smokey, soft oak, cherry and cola.

Dec 11th, 2015
Donald

Probably too old.

Probably too old.

Mar 21st, 2018
Frank Soldano

Drinking the 2013 in 2018. Deep rich color with excellent clarity. Thick long lasting legs. Earthy bouquet with raspberry and blackberry notes. Smooth flavor with low tannins. Earthy flavors with a sweet berry finish.

Drinking the 2013 in 2018. Deep rich color with excellent clarity. Thick long lasting legs. Earthy bouquet with raspberry and blackberry notes. Smooth flavor with low tannins. Earthy flavors with a sweet berry finish.

Mar 20th, 2018
Chris Walker

Just a really delicious, dry red. Lovely tannins.

Just a really delicious, dry red. Lovely tannins.

Jan 8th, 2018