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Robert Mondavi Winery Fumé Blanc 2009 Wine Review

Robert Mondavi Winery Fumé Blanc 2009

Robert Mondavi Winery Fumé Blanc 2009

Napa Valley, California, United States

Community Score: 4.6/5

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $22.95

Product #: 221887

BC Product #: 221887

SAQ Product #: 221887

Drink: 2012-2015



 

Alcohol: 13.9%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: White Wine


Bottle size: 750 ml

Winery: Robert Mondavi Winery

Agent: Constellation Brands Inc.

Natalie's Score: 90/100

Crisp, dry and fresh with a lemon-lime lift through the core. Very deft/light use of oak preserves the refreshment of this wine and its versatility with food.

This was reviewed December 8, 2012 by

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Darlene Myers CAPS Sommelier rated this wine as 93/100 with the following review:

When I tasted this wine, I liked it so much I bought 2 bottles. Dry and crisp with fresh flavors of lime, honeydew and lemongrass. This wine is 94% Sauvignon Blanc and 6% Semillion. A great wine I am looking forward to drinking again soon.
Mondavi adds 10% Semillon to round out the Sauvignon Blanc. Sixty percent of the wine is barrel fermented, and then all of it is aged, sur lie, for a period of time in French oak. This 2009 Fume’ Blanc exhibits a nice creaminess balanced with good acidity, delivering floral aromas and flavors of tropical fruits including passion fruit, guava and grapefruit. These flavors continue on to the nice finish. Source: Steve Ferree, examiner.com
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