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Robert Mondavi Winery Chardonnay Napa Valley
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(2003 Vintage) Chardonnay grapes develop a myriad of flavors, depending on the soils and climate where the vines are grown. The cool Pacific climate and sandy loam soils of outstanding Central Coast vineyards have given our 2000 Chardonnay layers of flavors, reminiscent of pineapple, crisp apple, melon, citrus blossom and spice. Traditional winemaking, including barrel fermentation and aging sur lie, added complexity and richness. This crisp, fruity wine marries with a wide range of appetizers, cheeses, salads ...

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  • Wine Enthusiast
    (2011 Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Wine Enthusiast on 12/01/2013
  • Wine Enthusiast
    (2011 Vintage) Rating: 89/100 - As reviewed by Wine Enthusiast on 10/01/2013
  • Wine Spectator
    (1994 Vintage) Rating: 89/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 05/31/96
  • Wine Advocate
    (1994 Vintage) Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 102 on Dec-95
  • Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines
    (2006 Vintage) Slightly toasty first notes are joined by a vanilla custard-like scent in the surprisingly low-key aromas of this ripe, but quietly fruity, full-bodied wine. It comes with a full measure of supportive acid and a nice sense of backbone, but it never quite convinces that it has the stuffing to open up into greatness, and its past success notwithstanding, it trails the best here.