(2007 Vintage) Immediately pressed as whole clusters to retain delicacy Used primarily the delicate free-run juice 100% barrel-fermented in 60-gallon French oak chateau barrels—35% new No malolactic fermentation to retain focused acidity Eleven months aging in French chateau oak barrels Bâtonnage (hand-stirring) during sur lie aging
Wine EnthusiastRating: 95/100 - As reviewed by Wine Enthusiast
Wine Enthusiast(2007 Vintage) "Grown in the famed Oakville vineyard, Mondavi's '07 is lovely. It’s firmly dry and crisp, with potent flavors of Key lime pie, Meyer lemon and gooseberry flavors, girded by a firm minerality. Smoky cedarwood gives it an edge of sweet honey." 92 Points - Wine Enthusiast"Bright, pale yellow. Lemon drop and pineapple aromas are complemented by an exotic note of vanilla. Fuller and weightier than the regular Napa Valley bottling, with pineapple, grapefruit and mineral flavors deepened by suggestio...