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Robert Mondavi Winery Merlot 2012 Wine Review

Robert Mondavi Winery Merlot 2012

Robert Mondavi Winery Merlot 2012

Napa Valley, California, United States

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 5

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Price: $29.95

Drink: 2014-2019

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Robert Mondavi Winery

Agent: Arterra Wines Canada Inc.

Natalie's Score: 88/100

Mocha and espresso on the nose from oak aging along with attractive blackberry and black plums aromas and flavours. Full-bodied and smooth. Perfect for grilled pork chops. This wine will be released in Vintages June 13, 2015.

Merlot food pairings: grilled lamb, stuffed veal tenderloin.

This Robert Mondavi Winery Merlot 2012 was reviewed on April 15, 2015 by Natalie MacLean

More Vintages: 2006  2013 

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Matt Steeves - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

A great example of why you should enjoy more Merlot…Robert Mondavi has been producing world-class Merlot for years and this is a great mid-priced (high value) Merlot. Lovely sweet dark fruits with terrific structure. This commands a seared rib-steak with blue cheese. Tasted April 2015. 91 points. Matt Steeves - www.quercusvino.ca
Donna Hargrove rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Ever a fan of Robert Mondavi wines, this wine did not disappoint. With a deep red colour, aromas of cherry and spice, this Merlot has a very smooth finish that balances acidity and tannins. A great wine with meat dishes and perhaps a chunk of dark chocolate.

Reviewed April 12, 2015
Sean O'Regan - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Deep ruby, with a nose of ripe plum, cherry/berry fruit, chocolate and some faint herb. Medium full body, with ripe cherry and plum with some green herb in the background, toasty oak is well integrated. Nice structure with fruit, acid and tannins all in harmony. The tannins are fine and present on the long finish. Drink now with a 1/2hour decant or cellar short term. Tasted April 2015
Craig Kuziemsky rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Black fruit, floral and mocha aromas and flavors with some cinnamon on the palate. Concludes with a soft finish.

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