Original
33 Ratings
Robert Mondavi Pinot Noir Carneros

Wine Details

Varietal

Pinot Noir

Style

Red

Wine Description

(1998 Vintage) Our 1998 Napa Valley Pinot Noir unfolds with complex layers of black cherries, ripe berries, sweet spices, roses and woodsy nuances. Rich, highly extracted fruit flavors linger in a finish laced with vanilla and toasty oak. The vibrant, lively flavors have added dimension from fermentation with native yeasts, followed by a long malolactic fermentation and aging in French oak barrels. The 1998 vintage, influenced by the El Niño weather patterns, produced very low yields with exceptional concentrat...

Expert Reviews
  • Wine Spectator
    (2013 Vintage) Rating: 88/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 09/30/2015