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Robert Mondavi Bourbon Barrel Aged Cabernet Sauvignon Private Selection Wine

Vendor Robert Mondavi Winery
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Indulge in the rich and innovative flavors of Robert Mondavi Bourbon Barrel Aged Cabernet Sauvignon Private Selection Wine. Crafted with the utmost care and precision by the esteemed Robert Mondavi Winery, this exceptional wine marries the bold character of Cabernet Sauvignon with the unique influence of bourbon barrel aging, resulting in a taste experience unlike any other.

Hand-selected Cabernet Sauvignon grapes from California's renowned Central Coast region are vinified with meticulous attention to detail, ensuring the expression of vibrant fruit flavors and velvety tannins. Following fermentation, the wine is aged in a combination of traditional oak barrels and charred bourbon barrels, where it undergoes a secondary maturation process.

Upon pouring, Robert Mondavi Bourbon Barrel Aged Cabernet Sauvignon enchants with its deep ruby color and inviting aroma. Notes of ripe blackberry, plum, and dark cherry mingle with hints of vanilla, caramel, and toasted oak, creating a sensory experience that is both luxurious and alluring.

On the palate, this wine delivers a symphony of flavors. Full-bodied and richly textured, with layers of dark fruit, baking spices, and sweet bourbon nuances. Velvety tannins provide structure and balance, while a touch of acidity adds brightness and freshness to the palate.

The finish is long and satisfying, with lingering notes of dark chocolate, espresso, and oak that leave a lasting impression. Versatile and approachable, Robert Mondavi Bourbon Barrel Aged Cabernet Sauvignon is perfect for pairing with a variety of dishes, from grilled meats to hearty stews, or simply enjoyed on its own as a testament to the winemaker's artistry.

So pour yourself a glass, raise a toast to innovation and craftsmanship, and savor the rich flavors of Robert Mondavi Bourbon Barrel Aged Cabernet Sauvignon. With its bold character and elegant complexity, it's the perfect choice for any occasion. Cheers to Robert Mondavi.

ABV

14.5%

Tasting Notes

Appearance: Deep ruby red with crimson highlights, exhibiting its richness and depth.

Nose: The aroma is inviting and complex, with layers of ripe blackberry, plum, and dark cherry. Subtle hints of vanilla, caramel, and toasted oak from the bourbon barrel aging add depth and intrigue to the bouquet.

Palate: On the palate, the wine delights with its full-bodied and velvety texture. Flavors of dark fruit, including blackberry jam and cassis, dominate, complemented by notes of baking spices, such as cinnamon and clove. Sweet bourbon nuances of caramel and toasted oak impart richness and complexity.

Finish: The finish is long and satisfying, with lingering notes of dark chocolate, espresso, and oak. Velvety tannins provide structure and balance, while a touch of acidity adds brightness and freshness to the palate.

Distillery Information

Adding a twist to traditional barrel-aging, select lots of the blend are aged in a mix of new and used bourbon barrels. The new barrels give the wine its deep undertones of toasted oak.
Bourbon barrel wine is an intriguing fusion of two distinct worlds — wine's elegance and bourbon's robust character. It is a type of wine that undergoes a unique aging process, where it is matured in barrels previously used to age bourbon.Whiskey barrels are more standard in size with them holding 50 gallons of choice beverages at the start. Wine barrels are 59 gallons but will vary in height and width depending on the type of wine that is going into the barrel.
Robert Mondavi founded his namesake winery in the Napa Valley wine country in the 1960s to create premium wine that competes with the finest from the Old World.
Robert Mondavi Private Selection Cabernet is a rich cherry red wine that has delicious flavors of cherry, vanilla, and blueberry that create a delectable taste. The wine pairs beautifully with steak or pasta thanks to the hints of spice created in the aroma of the wine. Cabernet is a dry wine that has a robust flavor.
This Bourbon barrel-aged Cabernet shows aromas of black cherry and black currant alongside subtle notes of caramel, brown sugar, and honey. Ripe flavors of dark fruits, joined by a sweet entry and a soft, but mouth-filling structure, ending with a persistent lengthy finish.
Bourbon is defined by the U.S. Government as “whisky produced at not exceeding 160° proof from a fermented mash of not less than 51 percent corn and stored at not more than 125° proof in charred new oak containers.

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