Robert Mondavi Fume Blanc 2007

Sauvignon Blanc from Napa Valley, California

Price: $21.99
Item No. 96935
  • WE91
Style: Light & Crisp

Wine Style Guide

Light & Crisp

Light to medium bodied wines that are high in acid and light to medium fruit. Typically no oak.

Fruity & Smooth

Light to medium bodied wines with lots of juicy fruit, typically medium acid and medium oak.

Rich & Creamy

Full bodied wines that have typically undergone malo-lactic fermentation and/or spent time in oak.

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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

Critical Acclaim

"Always one of Napa’s best Fumé (Sauvignon) Blancs, Mondavi’s basic bottling is so good, it tastes like it has some grapes from the famed Tokalon Vineyard. It’s a rich, pure wine, brimming with gooseberry, fig, green melon and white pepper flavors, accented with zesty acidity. Great food wine, and a bargain at this price. "
91 Points

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JCF - Los Alamos, NM (read all my reviews)

Rating:
(9/29/2010)
Excellent wine. Refreshing, citrus & peach fruit, decent complexity, just a touch of tannins, perfect with grilled lobster tails. Tasted much better than the price. I've bought more.
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Rating:
(9/29/2010)
Very nice California Sav. Blanc.; light oak on the nose; bright, crisp fruit on the palate; gentle tartness on the finish. Perfect as a pre-dinner wine; also paired well with asian fusion food (in my case, avacado, wasabi and raw tuna). I usually prefer New Zealand Sav. Blanc for the more subdued fruit and enhanced mineral tones that those wines typically have (lacking here) - but this is a great expression of California-style Sav. Blanc, well worth the price.
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Kent - Ballwin, MO (read all my reviews)

Rating:
(9/28/2010)
A clean and crisp wine with bright citrus flavors and nose.
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