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2006 Robert Mondavi Cabernet Sauvignon "Napa Valley"

Robert Mondavi 2006 Napa Cabernet

Winery: Robert Mondavi

Vintage: 2006

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Napa Valley"

Wine Category: Cabernet Sauvignon

Grape blend: 80% Cabernet Sauvignon, 12% Merlot, 3% Cabernet Franc, 3% Malbec, 1% Petite Verdot, & 1% Syrah

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Napa Valley

State or country: CA

Price: $28

Cases produced: 147,729

KWG Score: 90.2 (based on 4 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (88)

Review date: October 8, 2009

Wine Review: This garnet colored Cab opens with a fragrant menthol infused black cherry bouquet. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, soft, and balanced. The flavor profile is a light cherry with notes of strong old oak and a hint of dark chocolate. The finish is quite dry and its substantial tannins last for quite some time. The panel thought this wine would pair well with beef stew or blackened tuna. Enjoy - KWGTP

Winemaker Notes: Dark and densely concentrated, expressive aromas of blackberry, currants and subtle notes of thyme and cinnamon lead to flavors of blackberry, black plum and a bit of black olive. Knit together with big, mouth-coating tannins, this is an engagingly well-structured, bold-statement wine.

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