1997 Mondavi, Robert Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve

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  • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • 750ML
  • IWC 93
  • WA 92
  • WE 91

Reviews for 1997 Mondavi, Robert Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve

IWC 93
Stephen Tanzer's IWC - Stephen Tanzer's IWC, May 2000
...Superripe aromas of crystallized red berries cassis graphite and grilled nuts. Lush sweet and minerally; already displays compelling inner-mouth complexity and superb delineation. Youthful fruit flavors show less of... ...Superripe aromas of crystallized red berries cassis graphite and grilled nuts. Lush sweet and minerally; already displays compelling inner-mouth complexity and superb delineation. Youthful fruit flavors show less of the meaty quality that characterized some recent vintages of this wine. Very strong underlying backbone...
WA 92
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, December 2000
As for the 1997 Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve this wine seems more subdued than it did last year and might be going through a relatively closed stage. As it sat in the glass it took on an almost Ducru-Beaucaillou or... As for the 1997 Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve this wine seems more subdued than it did last year and might be going through a relatively closed stage. As it sat in the glass it took on an almost Ducru-Beaucaillou or Leoville-Las Cases St.-Julien-like character with notes of minerals cedar wood black currants tobacco and spice.
WE 91
Wine Enthusiast - Wine Enthusiast, November 2000
Very tight nose, with blackberry, coffee and cocoa notes, this is a big wine that shows great intensity and depth. Quite closed now, the dark profile keeps its cards close to the vest. One thing for sure: this is... Very tight nose, with blackberry, coffee and cocoa notes, this is a big wine that shows great intensity and depth. Quite closed now, the dark profile keeps its cards close to the vest. One thing for sure: this is definitely one for the cellar. The finish is lengthy, with brisk tannins as well as espresso and bitter-chocolate notes. Hold for eight to ten years; this wine should keep til 2020.