Rodney Strong Brothers Ridge Cabernet Sauvignon 2013
|Region||California, Sonoma County, Alexander Valley|
The single vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon from the highest elevation (400-1000 feet) is the 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon Brothers Ridge. It displays blacker fruit, loads of plums, blueberry and blackberry, a deep, full-bodied, mouthfeel, rich, concentrated, moderately high tannin, a nice minerality and plenty of black fruits. These are all well-built and potentially very long-lived wines of 25-30 or more years. This wine needs a good 4-5 years of cellaring.
Though notably smoky and oaky, imparting a rich cedary presence, this exhibits the intensity and force of a barrel sample, with extracted, chewy dark berry flavors and gripping tannins. Best from 2019 through 2028. 2,177 cases made.