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Date Printed: 7/23/2014
Robert Mondavi Fume Blanc 2007
Robert Mondavi Fume Blanc 2007
(search item no. 96935)
Wine Enthusiast rating: 91 points
PRICE ON 7/23/2014: $17.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2011 Tasting Panel rating: 90 points
2010 Wine & Spirits rating: 91 points
2010 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points
2010 Tasting Panel rating: 90 points
2009 Wine Enthusiast rating: 89 points
2009 International Wine Cellar rating: 88 points
2009 Wine Spectator rating: 87 points
2008 International Wine Cellar rating: 89 points
2008 Wine Spectator rating: 88 points
2006 Connoisseurs' Guide rating: 90 points
2004 Wine Enthusiast rating: 92 points
2002 Wine & Spirits rating: 91 points
2001 Wine & Spirits rating: 91 points
2001 Wine Spectator rating: 88 points
1997 Wine Spectator rating: 87 points
1997 The Wine Advocate rating: 86 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Rich aromas of lemon verbena, delicate orange blossoms and a tinge of minerality. Fresh, mouth-watering flavors of white peach and kumquats ensconced in creamy texture. Vibrant and expressive, with a beautiful balance of weight and zesty acidity, this elegant wine closes with a long, memorable finish.

The 2007 vintage was ideal for Sauvignon Blanc in Napa Valley. Because of the cold, dry winter, 2007 crop levels were slightly lower than usual, but thanks to the mild summer weather, Sauvignon Blanc quality was consistently excellent.

92% Sauvignon Blanc, 8% Semillon

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About Robert Mondavi Winery:

For more than 40 years, Robert Mondavi Winery has been the symbol of Napa Valley. Founded in 1966, it was the first major winery built in Napa Valley in the three decades following the repeal of Prohibition (1933), and went on to establish the foundation for modern California winemaking. Robert Mondavi Winery's mission-styled architecture, with the expansive archway and bell tower designed by Cliff May, has become an enduring landmark that honors California's history. With the philosophy that great wines reflect their origins, Robert Mondavi Winery pursues the fullest expression of the terroir of its Napa Valley vineyards: the historic To Kalon Vineyard in the Oakville American Viticultural Area (AVA), and the Wappo Hill Vineyard in the Stags Leap Vineyard AVA.