87%
of 2,339
would buy again
87%
of 2,339
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87% of 2,339

2016

88% of 1,528

David Akiyoshi Reserve La Strada 2017

87%
of 2,339
would buy again
87%
of 2,339
About this rating

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2016

88% of 1,528

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  • Bonterra Organically Grown Equinox Red Blend 2016

    Sold by wine.com

    $16.00

    (As of 05/13/2019)

  • Troublemaker Red Blend n/a

    Sold by Totalwine.com

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    (As of 05/13/2019)

  • Coppola Diamond Claret 2016

    Sold by Totalwine.com

    $12.97

    (As of 05/13/2019)

$13.99

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David Akiyoshi Reserve La Strada 2017

87%
of 2,339
would buy again
87%
of 2,339
About this rating

This rating is unique to the current vintage, at the current price. If you're interested to compare, you can see how the previous vintages were rated below...

Vintage

% Would Buy It Again

2017

87% of 2,339

2016

88% of 1,528

Market Price
Angels save money compared to Market Price...

Our market price is what you’d actually have to pay for this wine at an old-fashioned retail store.

It’s based on the price of wines sold at other companies, that have received the same customer ratings or awards from third parties.

If you buy one of our wines and disagree with the Angel Price, we’ll give you your money back.

  • Bonterra Organically Grown Equinox Red Blend 2016

    Sold by wine.com

    $16.00

    (As of 05/13/2019)

  • Troublemaker Red Blend n/a

    Sold by Totalwine.com

    $13.99

    (As of 05/13/2019)

  • Coppola Diamond Claret 2016

    Sold by Totalwine.com

    $12.97

    (As of 05/13/2019)

$13.99

Angels Angel Price

$12.99

Sorry, this wine is available exclusively to the Angels who helped make it happen. To find out more about becoming an Angel, click here.

Market Price
Angels save money compared to Market Price...

Our market price is what you’d actually have to pay for this wine at an old-fashioned retail store.

It’s based on the price of wines sold at other companies, that have received the same customer ratings or awards from third parties.

If you buy one of our wines and disagree with the Angel Price, we’ll give you your money back.

  • Bonterra Organically Grown Equinox Red Blend 2016

    Sold by wine.com

    $16.00

    (As of 05/13/2019)

  • Troublemaker Red Blend n/a

    Sold by Totalwine.com

    $13.99

    (As of 05/13/2019)

  • Coppola Diamond Claret 2016

    Sold by Totalwine.com

    $12.97

    (As of 05/13/2019)

$13.99

Angels Angel Price

$12.99

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About the wine

This smooth and soulful Italian red is Best in Class!
  • Imagine walking through Rome – alive, bustling and proud, surprises around every cobblestoned corner. That's David's vision for La Strada, his rustic layered red inspired by a day in the life of a busy Italian street.

  • There's just not that much Primitivo, Montepulciano, Aglianico, Barbera, Teroldego or Sangiovese in California. It's been a dream of David's to make a rare blend as special as this – and YOU made it happen.

  • The first time David brought in his blend to taste, he came prepared – with loaves of bread and oodles of cheese. Take it as a hint: This wine is made for a big ol' meal. "It's Italian – it loves company!"  David says. Buon appetito!

Best before
Life is too short to age this wine.

Serving advice
Open and enjoy, simple as that!

Food match
Most of the "I" foods: Italian pizza, Italian pasta, Italian antipasti.

David Akiyoshi Reserve La Strada 2017

USA

California

Red Blend

Smooth Red

14.8% ABV

750ml

Meet the winemaker - David Akiyoshi

  • "Best of California" in 2012, David was Director of Winemaking for Robert Mondavi's Woodbridge for 25 years.
  • He was at the helm of Lodi's largest winery and is a fastidious and dedicated winemaker, the kind you expect to find in the world's most competitive and prestigious wine regions.
  • David is a master in an undiscovered region. If you like to taste the next big thing while it's still totally underground, he is your winemaker.

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87% of 2,339 would buy it again
$12.99

2017

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