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Von Strasser
Rudy Cabernet Sauvignon
Von Strasser Winery specializes in unique and single-vineyard wines, all grown within Napa Valleys tiny Diamond Mountain District appellation. Each wine reflects both the unique characteristics of its site (terroir), and Rudys unique vision and winemaking philosophy. In 2010, the first vintage of RUDY was introduced, the second wine to Von Strasser in homage to winemaker Rudy von Strasser’s name.

Owner: Rudy von Strasser
Website: http://www.vonstrasser.com/
Winemaker: Rudy von Strasser
Type: Red wine
Varietals: Cabernet Sauvignon, Zinfandel, Petit Verdot, Merlot, Cabernet Franc

Vinification
In the winery, Rudy blends both tradition and innovation together. Old world techniques such as extended maceration, French oak aging, and aerative racking are used in combination with modern equipment such as temperature controlled fermenters, state-of-the-art hand sorting systems and gentle handling equipment.

Tasting Notes
Bouquet: Perfume of violets. Intertwining aromas of blueberry, cassis, and coffee.
Flavor: A rich full palate with smooth tannins, refreshing acidity, and moderate alcohol.
Pairings: Short ribs and brisket, meatballs, duck breast, barbecued lamb, beef tenderloin, grilled vegetables, and aged cheeses.

Alcohol Content: 14.5%
Serving Temperature: 65 F