Wine Advocate | Rating: 87The tasty, crisp 1995 Napa Chardonnay offers copious amounts of unadulterated, ripe, citrusy, buttery, apple-flavored fruit. Medium-bodied, pure, and fresh, it is a Chardonnay to drink over the next 1-2 years. Mondavi's Chardonnays continue to aim for full-bodied flavor, but with increasing degrees of subtlety and elegance. There are three cuvees - Napa Valley, Carneros, and the limited production Reserve.Author: Robert Parker
Wine Spectator | Rating: 88Clean and snappy, with citrus, pear and grapefruit flavors at the core and just a hint of oak on the finish. Ready to drink.
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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Collector Data For This Wine
- 10 bottles owned
- 3 collectors