1995 Robert Mondavi Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley Reserve
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Our 1995 Cabernet Sauvignon epitomizes the rich character and soft, approachable tannins of the vintage. With the season's long 'hang time' the small berries reached the desired state of ripeness where the tannins become very soft and supple. Even in its youth, this Reserve wine has tremendous fruit expression, depth, and a velvety texture. The outstanding natural balance, enhanced by gentle vinification, promises great ageing potential. Filet mignon with shiitake mushrooms, accompanied by a ...
International Wine CellarDeep, saturated red-ruby. Lively, complex aroma dominated by blackcurrant, licorice and tobacco. Sweet and quite deep but very tightly wrapped. Much more difficult to taste than it was prior to bottling. Finishes with tongue-saturating tannins. Very firmly structured; today, the wine acids and tannins have not yet harmonized. A drier, serious style of cabernet, in need of bottle aging.
Vintage ChartRating for United States-California: 94 (slightly better than average year)<br/><br/>Drinkability: too young, let it sit<br/>
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