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1990 Robert Mondavi Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley

UNITED STATES / CALIFORNIA / NAPA
  • 87 WA
  • 90 WS
  • Variety
    Cabernet Sauvignon

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SKU: 54491-1990

This item is available by the case only

Total:
$60.00

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  • Wine Advocate | Rating: 87

    The 1990 Cabernet Sauvignon may be the best regular offering Mondavi has produced in over 15 years. It possesses a dark ruby/purple color, an enticing nose of vanilla, cassis, herbs, and spices, excellent concentration, a supple, medium to full-bodied personality, adequate acidity, and a fine finish. It should drink well for 8-10 years.
    Author: Robert Parker
  • Wine Spectator | Rating: 90

    Dark, dense and tannic, but remarkably supple for such a big wine, offering lots of currant, cherry and bitter almond flavors, finishing with a bite that will need until 1998-2003 to soften. 103,000 cases made.
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  • 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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    California is the heartland of wine production in the US, and the state that brought prestige to American wine thanks to the pioneers who built early wineries like Staglin, Beringer, Ridge, Mayacamas and Chateau Montelena in the 1800s. Its large geographic area ensures a great diversity in growing sites, varieties grown, and quality levels. Generalizations about the state's wines have numerous exceptions; however, a few key facts generally hold true—ample sunshine, dry weather during the growing season, and moderate winters prevail. Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon continue to dominate the state's production—albeit in continually smaller percentages, as growers continue to diversify. More than 100 different varieties can be found throughout the state.

    Collector Data For This Wine

    • 158 bottles owned
    • 44 collectors