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Robert Mondavi Winery Private Selection Bourbon Barrels Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 Wine Review

Robert Mondavi Winery Private Selection Bourbon Barrels Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Robert Mondavi Winery Private Selection Bourbon Barrels Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Monterey County, California, United States

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 5

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Price: $20.95

Drink: 2016-2021

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 15%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Robert Mondavi Winery

Agent: Arterra Wines Canada Inc.

Natalie's Score: 89/100

Full-bodied Californian Cabernet with aromas of aromas of brown sugar and maple syrup. Pair with grilled meats.

This Robert Mondavi Winery Private Selection Bourbon Barrels Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 was reviewed on October 31, 2017 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Matt Steeves - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

This limited release Private Selection label Cabernet Sauvignon from iconic Californian winery, Robert Mondavi, is one you don't want to miss, especially if you're a big fan of California Cab and Kentucky Bourbon! Robert Mondavi winery crafted this 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon from grapes grown in Southern Monterey County and do they ever burst with notes of spicy dark berry compote, dark cherry, black currant, clove and sweet vanilla, each in great concentration. A portion of the wine spent an additional three months in new and used Kentucky Bourbon barrels which provides additional texture and flavour dimensions to what would have been an already very flavorful wine. A great wine to enjoy with rich autumn and winter meals, such as pasta dishes, stews, or classic BBQ fare. Available at LCBO Nov 12, 2017. Enjoy 2017-2021. Tasted October 2017. 90 points. Matt Steeves - www.quercusvino.ca
Jon Steeves - Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Approachable for crowd-pleasing enthusiasts of medium bodied Cali Cab Sauv. Red berry, blackberry, floral, juicy and smooth. Well balanced. Tasted with a charcuterie platter. Tasted 2016 vintage in Nov 2017. 90 points. #BespokeTastings
Carolyn Hetke rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Robert Mondavi puts a unique twist on this Private Selection Cabernet Sauvignon with the aging in Bourbon barrels. The nose is fresh. There are unmistakable sweet notes of bourbon on the nose and palate. The wine is silky, smooth on the palate and has a tension and texture that makes for a very pleasant mouth feel and finish. Very fine tannins. Try this with BBQ ribs. Tasted April 2019
Monique Sosa - Accredited Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

A new twist on approachable, crowd-pleasing California Cabs. Aromas and flavours are ripe and juicy with berry-fruit-forward notes and complementary hints of sweet baking spice and cocoa. Robert Mondavi's Private Selection wines are made from vines hailing from California's Central Coast region. Typically, a cooler growing region but enough sunshine to yield ripe juicy grapes. The innovative touch of bourbon barrel finishing adds texture and body to the ripe fruit-forward notes. Enjoy this medium-bodied red with lamb harissa stew. Tasted Nov 2017 by @sommsosa | bespoketastings.ca

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