Robert Mondavi Winery

Private Selection California Pinot Noir

8.681 ratings
7.91 pro ratings
California, USA
Pinot Noir
Turkey, Game, Exotic Spices, Soft Cheese, Duck, Goose, Salads & Greens, Potato, Quinoa, Farro, Brown Rice, White Rice, Pasta, Herbs, Nuts & Seeds, Mushrooms, Chicken, Meaty & Oily Fish, Shellfish, Crab & Lobster, Stew, Onion, Shallot, Garlic, Salami & Prosciutto, Salmon, Quinoa, Shellfish
Top Notes For
Sipping Fine Wine

Ruby with berry fruit and spice notes. On the palate strawberry and cherry flavors with some cacao, sweet spice and tobacco nuances. Firm tannins, good length on finish ending a bit tangy. Just Ok.

Ruby with berry fruit and spice notes. On the palate strawberry and cherry flavors with some cacao, sweet spice and tobacco nuances. Firm tannins, good length on finish ending a bit tangy. Just Ok.

1 person found it helpfulNov 25th, 2017
abe stern

Pale complexion. Bright floral nose set the stage for a palate that just does not follow through. All the delicious red fruit on the nose is just not present at all on the palate. Tannins are at least in balance and very soft, building in late. Short but pleasant finish. Leaves a lot to be desired. (Edited) much more drinkable close to room temp - 70* or so. Opens up the palate. Huge difference. Drink it warm!

Pale complexion. Bright floral nose set the stage for a palate that just does not follow through. All the delicious red fruit on the nose is just not present at all on the palate. Tannins are at least in balance and very soft, building in late. Short but pleasant finish. Leaves a lot to be desired. (Edited) much more drinkable close to room temp - 70* or so. Opens up the palate. Huge difference. Drink it warm!

Jan 30th, 2019
Heather

Better the next day

Better the next day

Jan 2nd, 2019
Jason Sliwa

It works.

It works.

Dec 26th, 2018
Dan C
8.5

The Godfather

The Godfather

Dec 22nd, 2018
FL1239484

Brought us a little holiday cheer.

Brought us a little holiday cheer.

Dec 16th, 2018
Neal Gracey

Light berries - cherries and raspberries. Smooth tannins with some oak barrel finish.

Light berries - cherries and raspberries. Smooth tannins with some oak barrel finish.

Nov 28th, 2018
Javier Torres

Tremendo el sabor no había probado este vino con esta uva me encanto , mucho cuerpo, el alcohol está Perfecto 👍🏻👌🏻

Tremendo el sabor no había probado este vino con esta uva me encanto , mucho cuerpo, el alcohol está Perfecto 👍🏻👌🏻

Nov 19th, 2018
David Thompson

A lot better than I thought. Actually tasted like a good cab with a great balance of sweet to dry. It stayed the same or got better with age after opening. It had a slight sweet front end while the backend enveloped white pepper and the best balance of dry. Want to try again!

A lot better than I thought. Actually tasted like a good cab with a great balance of sweet to dry. It stayed the same or got better with age after opening. It had a slight sweet front end while the backend enveloped white pepper and the best balance of dry. Want to try again!

Oct 12th, 2018
Granger Kenly

Not usually a Mondavi fan. Decent Pinot with a distinct cherry taste, and a dry finish.

Not usually a Mondavi fan. Decent Pinot with a distinct cherry taste, and a dry finish.

Sep 30th, 2018