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Robert Mondavi Winery The Estates Cabernet Sauvignon from Oakville
What Makes This Wine Popular?
Robert Mondavi Winery The Estates Cabernet Sauvignon from Oakville is a wine with an illustrious reputation. Its deep ruby color and its intense aromas of ripe blackberry and dark cherry create a bold, yet balanced taste that lingers on the palate. This full-bodied cabernet sauvignon is known for its extraordinary complexity, exhibiting layers of flavors including cassis, violets, espresso, and cocoa powder. With its smooth tannins and long finish, it's no wonder why this coveted wine continues to be a favorite among connoisseurs!
A Little Trivia
At the Robert Mondavi Winery, they have a tradition of planting a new tree with every first time visitor. The trees are planted in a special grove dedicated to their guests and the wine making process. A great way to celebrate your visit and leave your mark!
History of This Wine
Robert Mondavi Winery was founded in 1966 by Robert Mondavi, a pioneering winemaker who sought to bring the best of California's wine industry to the world. The Estates Cabernet Sauvignon from Oakville is one of the winery's flagship wines and has been produced since its founding. It is made from grapes grown in the Oakville appellation of Napa Valley, which is known for producing some of the finest Cabernet Sauvignon in the world.
The Estates Cabernet Sauvignon has earned numerous awards over the years, including a double gold medal at the San Francisco International Wine Competition in 2006 and a gold medal at the Los Angeles International Wine & Spirits Competition in 2009. Notable vintage years include 1997, 2001, 2004, 2007 and 2010.
What To Serve With This Wine?
This full-bodied Cabernet Sauvignon pairs well with rich flavors, such as beef, lamb, and game meats. It also goes well with roasted vegetables or mushrooms, and hard cheeses like Parmesan or aged cheddar. For a truly decadent experience, try it with dark chocolate desserts.