Cost: $24.95 (On sale $22.95 until May 25, 2014
Grape Variety: Pinot Noir
Category: Red wine
Location Bought: LCBO Vintages
Country: United States
Region: Russian River Valley, Sonoma County
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Rodney Strong Estate Vineyards
Alcohol: 14.5% Alcohol/Vol.
Description: Light garnet in colour with a medium intense nose.A surprisingly mellow Pinot considering the 14.5% alcoholPositives: This wine features pine, cherry, beets, strawberry & Christmas cake. Medium body with mild tannins, fairly good acidity & a long length.
Negatives: There’s a little heat from the 14.5%
Interesting Point: Rodney Strong wines are consistently good to excellent quality
Drink now or in the next 5 years on its own or pair it with Ahi Tuna.
Tasted: 7 May 2014
Score: 9+/10, Value: 9/10, Total: 18/20
Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 4+