1999 Robert Mondavi Reserve Pinot Noir
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Our 1999 Pinot Noir Reserve unfolds with richly textured layers of ripe dark fruit, reminiscent of plums, sweet cherries and black raspberries. Nuances of truffles, rose petals and a hint of smokiness weave through the opulent fruit flavors; notes of vanilla linger on the finish. We selected the most outstanding grapes of the vintage for our Reserve wine and gently hand crafted these vineyard lots with the finest techniques. Native yeasts, small oak fermenting tanks and new Burgundian barrels con...
Wine AdvocateRating: (86-87) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 132 on Dec-00
Wine SpectatorRating: 82/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 09/15/01
International Wine CellarRating: 85/100 - As reviewed by International Wine Cellar
Vintage ChartRating for United States-California: 90 (slightly better than average year)<br/><br/>Drinkability: young, aging quickly, could be good now<br/>