1992 Robert Mondavi - Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve 750ml

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1992 Robert Mondavi - Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve
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Wine Advocate | 92

On my recent trip to California, the 1992 Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve was much more closed than when tasted on the East Coast in several recent horizontal tastings. It appeared less explosive, but extremely full-bodied, rich, and concentrated, yet restrained and in need of 4-5 years of bottle age. Perhaps I caught it on a bad day, but it is an outstanding wine which I have rated as high as the mid-nineties. On this occasion, it performed like a young, tannic Bordeaux from a top vintage - splendidly concentrated, pure, and rich, but oh, so backward. All things considered, there is plenty to be excited about at the Robert Mondavi winery.

Drink Dates: 2000+
Author: Robert Parker


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Score: 90
Author: Jeffrey M989
Trust Rating: 98
Tasted On: 03/27/2014
Initially had good nose and not much less fruit than the '08 we drank with it. Faded rapidly in the glass, though.
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Author: Oenodoc
Trust Rating: 99
Tasted On: 11/08/2009
Pretty much over the hill. A disappointment. Fruit is pretty much gone although might make a nice pot roast.

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Score: 84
Author: Daniel B
Trust Rating: 99
Tasted On: 03/01/2003
Drink Dates: 2003-2010
Excellent colored wine with a nose of funky stewed plums and hot gravel. I would like to see more fruit than this wine has to give.
More Vintages and Sizes of Robert Mondavi - Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve:

2004 (750ml)
2001 (750ml)
1997 (750ml)
1996 (750ml)

About This Producer


Robert Mondavi Winery was founded in 1966 and for decades has produced quality California wines that represent New World innovation on a global scale. The winery is located in Oakville, at the center of Napa Valley. The Mondavi family is well known for its dedication to research and experimentation in winemaking, as well as for helping establish the modern-day wine business in the post-Prohibition era. Some of Mondavi's innovations include the introduction of cold fermentation in stainless steel tanks and the use of French oak barrels in the late 1960s. Furthermore, Mondavi's technological innovations to improve the quality of wine and its focus on natural farming techniques have made a fundamental impact on the industry as a whole. For over 20 years Mondavi has been a leader in environmental responsibility, promoting sustainable farming and conservation.

The Robert Mondavi Winery produces wine in four categories: Napa Valley Wines, District Wines, Reserve Wines, and Limited Availability Wines. The Napa Valley wines are made from fruit blended across the region, whereas the District wines reflect the terroir of a particular appellation within the Valley. The Reserve wines are made from selected vineyard fruit that benefits from cellar aging. The Limited Availability Wines are unique varietal expressions (or blends) whose fruit is sourced from venerable vineyards throughout the Napa Valley and Carneros.

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