Charles Krug Winery Peter Mondavi Family Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 2010

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Warm cinnamon and blackberry aromas. Dusty chocolatey flavors with a bit of leather, baking spice and more cocoa. Very nice. Read more

Very smooth and drinkable but also nondescript and lacking in personality Read more

Currant and eucalyptus/menthol nose; good tannins and medium body. Read more

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User Reviews for Charles Krug Winery Peter Mondavi Family Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley

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3.50 5
Vintage: 2008 12/15/2011

Warm cinnamon and blackberry aromas. Dusty chocolatey flavors with a bit of leather, baking spice and more cocoa. Very nice.


Snooth User: perfectlywright
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3.00 5
Vintage: 2008 04/20/2014

Very smooth and drinkable but also nondescript and lacking in personality


Snooth User: strikingvisage
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3.00 5
Vintage: 2005 03/01/2009

Currant and eucalyptus/menthol nose; good tannins and medium body.


Snooth User: loremipsum
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4.00 5
Vintage: 1997 02/28/2009

Drunk on Nov 10, 2008. Pretty good for being abused!


Snooth User: mksnyd31
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4.50 5
Vintage: NV 05/04/2009

one of my favorites. smooth, earthy. good value for the money.


External Reviews for Charles Krug Winery Peter Mondavi Family Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley

External Review
Source: We Speak Wine
10/29/2013

Our Cabernet Sauvignon evokes aromas of black cherry, raspberry and a hint of cocoa. Flavors of black currant mingle with rose petals while supple, smoky overtones visit the back palate. A silky mouthfeel and balanced tannins create an elegant finish to this classic Napa Valley wine. - Winery ** SOLD OUT **


External Review
Source: We Speak Wine
01/03/2013

Our Cabernet Sauvignon evokes aromas of black cherry, raspberry and a hint of cocoa. Flavors of black currant mingle with rose petals while supple, smoky overtones visit the back palate. A silky mouthfeel and balanced tannins create an elegant finish to this classic Napa Valley wine. - Winery


External Review
Source: We Speak Wine
Vintage: 2008 05/20/2011

Charles Krug Cabernet Sauvignon Yountville 2008 750ML


External Review
Vintage: 2008 04/13/2011

Winery Tasting Notes - Our Peter Mondavi Family Cabernet Sauvignon provokes aromas of anise and pomegranate that melds with smoky overtones. On the palate, flavors of ripe red berries and hickory bring out hints of nutmeg. Well balanced oak gives way to smooth, rich finish for this exceptional wine. The 2008 growing season saw widespread frost damage and challenging summer conditions which reduced yields and produced a lighter than average vintage. A dry spring and a lengthy late April frost, the coldest in more than three decades, were followed by three odd heat waves before mid July rain in some paces, and high winds, all during critical bloom period. As a result, grapes were smaller, but more concentrated. Despite a 'crazy weather year', wines produced in this season were well-structured, elegant and full of flavor.


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Source: We Speak Wine
Vintage: 2008 10/25/2011

Our Peter Mondavi Family Generations is a tribute to family tradition and commitment to quality. This vintage of 56% Cabernet Sauvignon, 31% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc and 3% Petit Verdot opens with roasted chestnuts and brown sugar aromas. Flavors of candied cherries, blackberry and underlying mineral notes assure a rich, round and persistent finish. Enjoy!The 2008 growing season saw widespread frost damage and challenging summer conditions which reduced yields and produced a lighter-than-average vintage. A dry spring and a lengthy late April frost, the coldest in more than three decades, were followed by three odd heat waves before mid-July, rain in some places and high winds - all during the critical bloom period. As a result, grapes were smaller, but more concentrated. Despite a 'crazy weather year', wines produced in this season were well-structured, elegant and full of flavor. - Winery


External Review
Vintage: 2008 09/09/2011

Charles Krug is the oldest winery in Napa Valley. Established in Yountville in 1861 it's in its 150th year and still producing top quality/value Napa Cab. The Mondavi family purchased the winery in the 1940's and today Peter Mondavi and his sons run the day-to-day operation. Grapes for this 2008 were sourced from estate vineyards in Yountville and other prime Napa Valley locales. 2008 produced a smaller than usual crop but of very high quality. A blend of 76% Cabernet Sauvignon, 8% Syrah, 5% Merlot, 4% Petit Verdot, 3% Petite Sirah, 2% Malbec, 2% Cabernet Franc aged 21 months in French and American oak. Ripe cassis and black cherry flavors mingle with dark chocolate, spices and toast with supple tannins. Limited!


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Vintage: 2008 01/03/2012

Charles Krugrsquo;s style remains the same over the decades, producing balanced, dry table wines capable of some aging. This Cab is tannic and a bit austere now, with suggestions of blackberries and cherries. But the structure is very fine, especially the tannins, which are rich and complex. Drinkable now, with decanting, and should develop over the next six years.


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