Wine Enthusiast 90
"This is a blend of 73 Cabernet Sauvignon with 10 Merlot, 8 Petit Verdot, 7 Cabernet Franc and 2 Malbec. Thick and viscous, it shows a wealth of full-bodied oak, tannin and tobacco flavors in tune with brambly black cherry and currant. Lifted acidity on the finish keeps it fresh in feel."
Wilfred Wong 90
"The 2015 Rodney Strong Symmetry Meritage Red gives other Bordeaux red blends a run for their money. TASTING NOTES: This wine shines with lovely fruit and excellent acidity. Its enticing aromas and flavors of black fruit, savory spices, and black licorice fit well together."
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Our story begins over 55 years ago, when a celebrated American dancer named Rod Strong settled in Sonoma County to pursue a second lifelong creative passion: winemaking. Rodney Strong Vineyards was the 13th winery bonded in the newly discovered Sonoma County wine industry. A trio of winemaking paths crossed when Rick Sayre joined the team as Winemaker in 1979, and again when the Klein Family, 4th generation California farmers, purchased the winery in 1989 and initiated a renewed commitment of modern artisan winemaking. Through the years, Rodney Strong Vineyards has earned the reputation for critically acclaimed Single Vineyard and Reserve wines, stand out Estate releases and best-in-class Sonoma County varietal wines.
Rodney Strong received the honor of being named Wine Enthusiast's American Winery of the Year in 2013. Introduced in 2000, each year the Wine Enthusiast honors those that have impacted the wine and spirits industry with their Wine Star Awards. With the designation of American Winery of the Year, the Wine Enthusiast has recognized Rodney Strong's commitment to quality, luxury and Sonoma County