Robert Mondavi – Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 Reserve, To Kalon Vineyard – Oakville, Napa Valley

Robert Mondavi – Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 Reserve, To Kalon Vineyard – Oakville, Napa Valley

The nose is fruity, fresh, powerful and offers concentration. It reveals notes of cassis, wild strawberry and wild red berries associated with small / slight touches of blackberry, black cherry, small hints of spices, Timut pepper as well as very discreet hints of tobacco and a subtle hint of crushed blueberry. The palate is fruity, well-balanced, very discreetly tight, elegant, racy, gourmand and offers a good definition, a slight juiciness, a beautiful finesse, a small melodious side, harmony, a good structure as well as a beautiful fat. On the palate this wine expresses notes of juicy blackberry, wild/juicy ripe raspberry and small touches of crushed strawberry, blueberry associated with fine hints of crushed / stewed cassis, subtle hints of vanilla, blond tobacco, toasted / caramelized touches as well as an imperceptible hint of dry local forest and chocolate. Tannins are elegant, fine and very slighlty firm. Good length.

Note (Score): 17.75/20

Note (Score): 95-96/100

Date de dégustation (Tasting date): 05/2018

Dégustateur (Wine Critic): Choukroun Chicheportiche Jonathan

Type d'agriculture (Agriculture): Agriculture Raisonnée (Sustainable Agriculture)

Type (Kind): Rouge (Red)

Format dégusté (Tasted bottle size): Bouteille (Bottle)

En Primeur (EnPrimeur): Non (No)