The "DMD" is an elegant expression of Diamond Mountain District. This blend of our five single vineyards all within this AVA offers a softer, approachable style highlighted by its fruit forward nature. The immediate nose is pleasing with dark fruit of blueberry and
blackberry layered with fig and pie spice.
An enormously appealing Cabernet, this is nearly as good as the magnificent but more expensive ’09 Estate, showing concentrated blackberry, blueberry, cassis and mineral flavors that are wrapped into firm Diamond Mountain tannins.
Situated on Diamond Mountain in Napa Valley, the Von Strasser estate maintains six separate vineyards. When Rudy and Rita Von Strasser purchased the old Roddis Winery in 1990, the vineyards were planted in two stages. The oldest block, 2 acres in size, was planted in 1970 to budwood from Martha’s Vineyard. The second block, 4 acres in size, was planted in 1983, also with budwood from Martha’s Vineyard. In 1991, the von Strasser’s embarked upon... View More