Mondavi Napa Reserve Cabernet 2009

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2009 Robert Mondavi Winery Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley Reserve 750ml

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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 a... Read more

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 t... Read more

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. Read more

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Editorial Reviews for Mondavi Napa Reserve Cabernet

Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065198,447
2.50 5
12/11/2012

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


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Snooth User: EMark
8478045,296
3.50 5
09/23/2012

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..


Snooth User: glennbar66
8008544
4.00 5
03/18/2011

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.


Snooth User: Kristin Watts
8549492,200
3.00 5
12/14/2011

Fruity tooty! Just how I like it...great boysenberry and blackberry notes with hints of black pepper on the finish. Smooth Sally...


Snooth User: ksilman
51976650
3.00 5
04/19/2011

I am more of a white wine fan so I do not enjoy this wine by itself. However, it makes a great tasting sangria!!

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Snooth User: Bombo52
75601830
3.00 5
02/05/2011

I like this Merlot. A good wine for the price.


Snooth User: Crystal Klekotka
85495617
2.50 5
06/07/2011

it has a bit of a bite to it it really needs to breathe for a while


Snooth User: qaoreta
115390510
4.00 5
10/29/2012

Delicious. Oaky. Heavy. Drank At Marriott Ko Olina


External Reviews for Mondavi Napa Reserve Cabernet

External Review
05/23/2011

This Cabernet Sauvignon is flowing with black fruit flavors and currants, finishing with spicy oak from barrel aging. The fruit-forward style makes it easily approachable at the right price.


External Review
05/23/2011

Velvety flavors of blackberries, currants, and spice, accented by soft oak notes, swell to a smooth finish.


External Review
01/07/2011

Our Merlot displays all the attributes that make this variety so popular: bright aromas and flavors of smooth cherry, plum and strawberry with hints of cedar, black olive and spice-supported by a supple texture with fine-grained tannins and bright acidity. These qualities come from choice Central Coast Merlot grapes, with 9% Syrah for enhanced color and richness. The Central Coast American Viticultural Area (AVA), especially Monterey County, provides the temperate climate, cool breezes and moist alluvial soils in which Merlot thrives, developing ripe, fruity flavors while retaining good balancing acidity. We enhance the wine's pure fruit flavors with just a hint of oak for roundness and complexity.


External Review
05/23/2011

Velvety flavors of blackberries, currants and warm spices. Rich, ripe character; soft tannins in a very approachable wine.


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Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
09/27/2011

Velvety flavors of blackberries, currants, and spice, accented by soft oak notes, swell to a smooth finish.


External Review
07/11/2011

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.


External Review
10/29/2012

Textbook Napa Cab. Itrsquo;s dry, smoothly tannic and subtle, with blackberry, cassis and dark chocolate flavors nicely intrigued with herbs, tobacco and cedar. Just delicious now and for the next few years.


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Winemaker's Notes:

2009 Robert Mondavi Winery Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley Reserve 750ml

2009 Robert Mondavi Winery Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley Reserve 750ml

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Total Acidity: 5.9 grams per liter

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