Robert Mondavi Winery

Napa Valley Merlot

8.839 ratings
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Napa Valley, California, USA
Merlot
Beef, Venison, Salami & Prosciutto, Chili & Hot Spicy, Potato, Exotic Spices, Lamb, White Rice, Baking Spices, Herbs, Pasta, Chicken, Mushrooms, Pungent Cheese, Turkey, Tomato-Based, Soft Cheese, Pork, Beans & Peas, Hard Cheese, Duck, Onion, Shallot, Garlic
Top Notes For
Sipping Fine Wine

Dark red with blue/black fruit aromas and spice notes. The wine is a blend of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Syrah, Malbec and Petit Verdot, aged in French oak for 16 months. On the palate blackberry and plum flavors with herb spice, not as jammy as prior vintages. The wine had good balance with lively acidity and drying tannins. Full-bodied wine finishes with a spicy ending. Robert Mondavi wines are a bargain, this Merlot is good, grab an older vintage as this wine aged well. Tasting Sample.

Dark red with blue/black fruit aromas and spice notes. The wine is a blend of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Syrah, Malbec and Petit Verdot, aged in French oak for 16 months. On the palate blackberry and plum flavors with herb spice, not as jammy as prior vintages. The wine had good balance with lively acidity and drying tannins. Full-bodied wine finishes with a spicy ending. Robert Mondavi wines are a bargain, this Merlot is good, grab an older vintage as this wine aged well. Tasting Sample.

Dec 4th, 2017
Danny Zlobinsky

This has been kicking around the wine fridge for a while. Pleasantly soft with blackberry, prune, and some oak. Nothing outrageous but great with some 🍕

This has been kicking around the wine fridge for a while. Pleasantly soft with blackberry, prune, and some oak. Nothing outrageous but great with some 🍕

Feb 5th, 2019
Garrett Ahlborg

This was Ok... went well with prime rib.

This was Ok... went well with prime rib.

May 13th, 2018
Al Shikoh

Moderate ruby color. Black cherry, plum, and spice cake on the nose. Soft and round on the palate but with surprising amount of tannin. $23.

Moderate ruby color. Black cherry, plum, and spice cake on the nose. Soft and round on the palate but with surprising amount of tannin. $23.

Nov 21st, 2017
Trevor

Nice merlot, would drink again

Nice merlot, would drink again

Aug 17th, 2017
Peter Heidt

Bermuda Summer 2017... Baby Mack's salad pairing...

Bermuda Summer 2017... Baby Mack's salad pairing...

Jul 16th, 2017
Steve Garrity

CIA wine tasting class

CIA wine tasting class

Feb 11th, 2017
Jm Hu
8.8

Dark nutty smell.
Complex berry notes, with chocolate and smoke. Really enjoyable merlot with character.

Dark nutty smell.
Complex berry notes, with chocolate and smoke. Really enjoyable merlot with character.

Jan 27th, 2017
Soon Ee Neoh

Nice

Nice

Jan 9th, 2017
Chad Lusk

Enjoyable. Velvety finish with some dark fruity notes.

Enjoyable. Velvety finish with some dark fruity notes.

Dec 25th, 2016