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Rodney Strong Symmetry 2012

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The 2012 Symmetry is a luxurious bouquet of blackberries, currants, cassis and crushed lavender which unfold on the palate with silky layers of black fruits, dark chocolate covered espresso beans and baking spices. This wine is rich, harmonious and elegant with a long, lingering finish. Enjoy this wine now with a barbecue tri-tip, lamb roast or stew or cellar for enjoyment for years to come.
Category Red Wine
Varietals
Country California
Region Sonoma County
Appellation Alexander Valley
Brand Rodney Strong
Alcohol/vol 14%
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Wine SpectatorDense and extracted, this serves up a complex range of flavors, from black cherry to wild berry to currant, all shaded with light oak and a touch of espresso. Shows a measure of finesse and refinement overall. Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Malbec, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot. Drink now through 2026. 9,337 cases made.

James Laube, July 31, 2015
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Wine EnthusiastWild strawberry and a soft layering of fresh earth form the core of this blend, based mostly on Cabernet Sauvignon, with a healthy dose of Merlot and then smaller supporting handfuls of Cabernet Franc, Malbec and Petit Verdot. Blackberries come to fore as the wine develops, along with a swathe of bittersweet chocolate.

Virginie Boone, August 1, 2015