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Von Strasser Cabernet Sauvignon 2010

Member Review by TerryH:

Classically styled, but with some problematic acid, and far too little on the aftertaste. Won't cellar as well as it ought to at the pricepoint.

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von Strasser Winery:
Rudy's winemaking philosophy centers on the concept that great wines are created in the vineyard and not in the winery. His most important winemaking tool is his palate: his ability to understand and analyze each vineyard’s wine potential through the tasting of the grapes. All of the grapes used in the von Strasser label are picked at their optimum ripeness when the flavors are peaking and the... Read more
Rudy's winemaking philosophy centers on the concept that great wines are created in the vineyard and not in the winery. His most important winemaking tool is his palate: his ability to understand and analyze each vineyard’s wine potential through the tasting of the grapes. All of the grapes used in the von Strasser label are picked at their optimum ripeness when the flavors are peaking and the tannins have become ripe and soft. Based on these harvest decisions, the correct combination of fermentation and winemaking techniques (including cold soaking, fermentation temperatures, extended maceration, aeration, and an aggressive barrel program) are employed to maximize each vineyard’s potential. The end result is wine of great extract and a tannin complex which is both huge and soft at the same time. The resultant mouth feel is often described as being “chewy”, and makes these hillside wines both approachable when young, yet also worthy of further development with age. Read less

Member Reviews for Von Strasser Cabernet Sauvignon

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Snooth User: TerryH
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2.00 5
Vintage: 2005 05/05/2009

Classically styled, but with some problematic acid, and far too little on the aftertaste. Won't cellar as well as it ought to at the pricepoint.


Snooth User: n2film
7302319
4.00 5
Vintage: 2004 05/26/2008

Four glasses


Snooth User: Ingrid122
8361840
5.00 5
Vintage: 1997 08/16/2008

Five glasses


External Reviews for Von Strasser Cabernet Sauvignon

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Vintage: 2005 10/06/2009

Winery Notes:A selection of the best lots off the mountain estate vineyard the 2005 is rich and age-worthy. Blended with a small amount of Petit Verdot and Merlot it shows sweetly ripe flavors of black currents cherries dark chocolate and plums with smoky vanilla new oak nuances. The tannins are pure mountain Napa dense and defined. Drink now through 2015.


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Vintage: 2005 10/06/2009

93WE no further case discount


External Review
Vintage: 2005 10/06/2009

92WSP no further case discount


External Review
Vintage: 2005 10/06/2009

Winery notes: Only the darkest most extracted lots from our estate vineyards are used in making this wine. This wine is deep in color. Aromas of cassis cocoa powder vanilla and sarsaparilla are interwoven with flavors of black currant dried plums and cherries and chocolate. Dense with a slightly sweet finish that lingers on. Varietal Make-up: 80% Cabernet Sauvignon 15% Petit Verdot 5% Merlot.


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Vintage: 2005 01/03/2013

A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from California in USA. 2005 Von Strasser Cabernet Sauvignon Estate Vineyards Diamond Mountain 750ml


External Review
Vintage: 2004 05/23/2011

Firm and intense, with earthy tannins wrapped around tight currant, mineral, anise and herbal sage notes that add up to a complex medley of flavors. Well-balanced, with the tannins providing structure. Best from 2009 through 2012.


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Vintage: 2004 09/27/2011

Von Strasser's '97 tames the big, bold Diamond Mountain Cabernet style with a more elegant tone. Saturated with color and fruit flavor, dark red and black fruits and a buzz of cedar. The flavors soak into the mouth, sophisticated and already yielding tremendous pleasure. While the fruit is succulent and juicy as a pear, the structure is there to hold it for years - drink it now for freshness and power, or drink it ten years from now for mellow complexity. A focused and voluptuous wine.


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