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64 Ratings
Robert Mondavi Winery Chardonnay Napa Valley

Wine Details

Wine Description

(2012 Vintage) Ripe pear, fresh peach and autumn quince mingle with warm hazelnut and toasted almond in this classic Chardonnay. The balance of fruit, oak, texture and varietal character concludes with a long, clean, lingering finish.

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    paired w mango Stilton v nicely done - subtle oak so flavors not overwhelmed

    over 3 years
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    paired w Drunken Goat cheese a subtle varietal not overly oaked

    about 3 years
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    Smooth buttery finish...

    about 4 years
Expert Reviews
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  • 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.
  • 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