Rodney Strong

Sonoma County Red Blend

8.67 ratings
8.54 pro ratings
Sonoma County, California, USA
Red Blend
Game, Baking Spices, Duck, Goose, Potato, Chili & Hot Spicy, White Rice, Exotic Spices, Pasta, Herbs, Beans & Peas, Onion, Chicken, Pork, Venison, Salami & Prosciutto, Pungent Cheese, Soft Cheese, Mushrooms, Tomato-Based, Turkey, Veal, Hard Cheese
Top Notes For
Sipping Fine Wine

Blend of 81% Merlot, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon and 4% Cabernet Franc, deep Ruby color with aromas of berry fruit, spice and herb notes. On the palate flavors of cherry and blackberry with sweet spice and herb notes. Fine soft tannins, medium+ finish ending with fruit and spicy herb notes.

Blend of 81% Merlot, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon and 4% Cabernet Franc, deep Ruby color with aromas of berry fruit, spice and herb notes. On the palate flavors of cherry and blackberry with sweet spice and herb notes. Fine soft tannins, medium+ finish ending with fruit and spicy herb notes.

Mar 21st, 2024
Sipping Fine Wine

Medium Ruby, aromas of red/black fruits, with floral and earthy spice notes. On the palate flavors of black cherry and plum, with toasty cedar and earthy notes. Ok balance, lively acidity, fine tannins, medium finish ending with herbs and earthy character. Drink now, no aging benefit.

Medium Ruby, aromas of red/black fruits, with floral and earthy spice notes. On the palate flavors of black cherry and plum, with toasty cedar and earthy notes. Ok balance, lively acidity, fine tannins, medium finish ending with herbs and earthy character. Drink now, no aging benefit.

Aug 30th, 2023
Sipping Fine Wine

Blend of 32% Malbec, 32% Zinfandel, 25% Merlot, 6% Petit Verdot & 5% Riesling. Deep Ruby with aromas of dark red fruits and spice. On the palate flavors of black cherry, blackberry and cacao with toasty oak, well balanced. Fine tannins, medium finish ending with fruit, sweet spice and earthy toasty oak character.

Blend of 32% Malbec, 32% Zinfandel, 25% Merlot, 6% Petit Verdot & 5% Riesling. Deep Ruby with aromas of dark red fruits and spice. On the palate flavors of black cherry, blackberry and cacao with toasty oak, well balanced. Fine tannins, medium finish ending with fruit, sweet spice and earthy toasty oak character.

Oct 8th, 2022
James LeBlanc

James had this 2 years ago

James had this 2 years ago

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Paula Duarte

Bright berry aroma but smooth and cool taste. Earthy. Low tannin. Quite mellow. Good table wine because it will please most palates but also nice sipping in the evening by itself.

Bright berry aroma but smooth and cool taste. Earthy. Low tannin. Quite mellow. Good table wine because it will please most palates but also nice sipping in the evening by itself.

Nov 27th, 2023
David Traynor

Assistant Winemaker Vin du Lac Winery

8.0

David had this 9 months ago

David had this 9 months ago

Sep 9th, 2023
Hiroshi Onitsuka

Hiroshi had this 2 years ago

Hiroshi had this 2 years ago

Oct 17th, 2022