(1996 Vintage) As with all Mumm Cuvée Napa wines, the natural ripeness of the fruit is accentuated. In appearance the wine is pale yellow with hints of gold. Very fine bubbles rise to a persistent mousse. The aromas are elegant and complex with fresh fruit aromas of red apple, lemon, orange peel and berry. A layer of freshly baked bread melds pleasingly with the fruit. The creamy texture on the palate has hints of cherries and plums, complemented by cocoa and citrus. The finish is long with nuances of plum, dri...
Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines(1999 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines on Dec-06
Wine Spectator(1999 Vintage) Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 12/15/06