Editorial Reviews for Mondavi Napa Reserve Cabernet
A touch dull on the nose with aromas of dried dates, apricots and a little vanilla and spice. This is polished and smooth, with some nice tannins and decent acidity, there's even some nice black currant, plum, and chocolate pudding flavors here, but they are very subtle. The fruit pops a bit with some strawberry notes on the back end, along with subtle herb notes, but this sort of evaporates on the finish. Nothing wrong here, this will offend no one but at the same time there is little to set it apart other than the price. 80pts
Quite dark in the glass. Big, oaky, volatile nose. Quite pleasant on the tip of the tongue--some berry, cassis fruit, but not overwhelming. As the wine moves over the palate the tannins become apparent creating the obvious puckery sensation, but also some hint of cinnamon or mint. Noticeable oak on the back of the throat..
This cab is wonderful, smooth and velvety with rich taste. I highly recommend this wine, by far one of the best cab's out there.
Fruity tooty! Just how I like it...great boysenberry and blackberry notes with hints of black pepper on the finish. Smooth Sally...
I am more of a white wine fan so I do not enjoy this wine by itself. However, it makes a great tasting sangria!!
I like this Merlot. A good wine for the price.
it has a bit of a bite to it it really needs to breathe for a while
Delicious. Oaky. Heavy. Drank At Marriott Ko Olina
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Therersquo;s some nice, plush blackberry and cherry fruit in this dry wine. It will match well with foods that spar with its crisp acids and edge of tannins.
There's some nice, plush blackberry and cherry fruit in this dry wine. It will match well with foods that spar with its crisp acids and edge of tannins.
Velvety flavors of blackberries, currants and spices accented by soft oak note swell to a smooth finish. Grill a steak or brew some chili and enjoy this tasty wine.
Here is a famous Cabernet from a California legend. Velvety layers of blackberry, plum and cassis highlight this Central Coast Cabernet Sauvignon. The complex interplay of aromas and flavors in the wine come from these vineyards planted in varied soils throughout California's Central Coast. The winemaker carefully selected the grapes to ensure rich, ripe character with soft tannins. The most recent available vintage will be sent, it may vary from the vintage indicated above.
Ripeness was no problem in this fruit-forward wine. It's exuberant in cherries, blackberries, plums and cranberries, with a little dusting of oak, and the finish is totally dry. Gives some real upscale Cab experience, at a decent price.
Merlot remains America's top-selling red wine; wines like this seem to keep the category going. Pretty good for the price, nice and dry with modest cherry-berry flavors, and a hit of tannin and acidity.
Velvety layers of plum and blueberry fruit form the core of this supple and accessible Merlot. Hints of cocoa and vanilla are evidence of barrel maturation. Heavy enough for grilled lamb, steak or hamburgers, but light enough to work with duck or chicken in sauce.
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|Total Acidity: 5.9 grams per liter|
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