Mondavi Tasting

Mondavi Tasting
Farpointe Cellar
Tasted Tuesday, September 14, 2010

FLIGHT 1

2006 M by Michael Mondavi Cabernet Sauvignon – USA, California, Napa Valley The nose had black currant and dark chocolate, baking spice and cherry, damp earth and vanilla, and a little oak at the end. The palate was rich and thick, with black currant and espresso, cake spice and forest floor, and a big oak finish. (92 Points)

2006 Folio (Michael Mondavi Family) Cabernet Sauvignon Emblem – USA, California, Napa Valley The nose had earth and dried berries, chocolate and spice, a little cherry, and a shot of vanilla at the end. The palate was soft, with dried cranberry and mocha, some earth and spice, and a big vanilla finish. (90 Points)

2009 Isabel Mondavi Cabernet Sauvignon Rosé – USA, California, Sonoma County The nose had strawberry and raspberry, dirt and spice, and a touch of cedar at the end. The palate had good acidity and nice juicy fruit. It had strawberry and raspberry, a little spice, and a very slight wood finish. (88 Points)

2008 Isabel Mondavi Chardonnay Carneros – USA, California, Sonoma County The nose had buttered popcorn and apple, spice and citrus, and a touch of vanilla at the end. The palate had lots of citrus and apple, some spice, and just a touch of vanilla on the finish. (87 Points)

2006 Oberon Merlot – USA, California, Napa Valley The nose had black currant and mocha, spice and cherry, and little earth, and a touch of vanilla at the end. The palate was soft, with a nice chalkiness. It had black currant and espresso, some earth, and a big shot of oak on the finish. (83 Points)

2006 Isabel Mondavi Pinot Noir Willamette Valley – USA, Oregon, Willamette Valley The nose had cherry and asian spice, a little forest floor, and a touch of oak. The palate was soft, with cherry and earth, spice and vanilla, and slightly oaky finish. (82 Points)

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