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Mondavi Private Selection Bourbon Barrel Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

Richly textured Cabernet Sauvignon with Monterey County fruit, picked at the peak of ripeness in our coastal vineyards. In a truly original alternative to traditional aging, they set aside a portion of the blend to age in a mix of new and used bourbon barrels. The new barrels give the wine its deep undertones of toasted oak. The used barrels—selected from a renowned Kentucky distillery—exude notes of vanilla and dried herbs, hinting at the fine bourbon that once graced these casks. The result is a bold, flavorful wine, unlike any other Cabernet. Layered and complex, the Bourbon Barrel-aged Cabernet Sauvignon leaps from the glass with aromas of blackberry cobbler, graham cracker, brown sugar, milk chocolate, coffee and smoke. A palate of blueberry pie, praline, sweet vanilla custard, caramel and mocha is framed by soft, chewy tannins and a hint of toasted oak on the lingering finish.

 Producer Robert Mondavi Winery
 Region Monterey
 Country United States
 Varietals Cabernet Sauvignon
 Alcohol 14.5% alc/vol
 Vintage 2015

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Community Reviews

3 out of 5 starsReviewed on March 19, 2018

Caramel and vanilla finish. Definite Bourbon aromas and flavours. Similar to the 1000 Stories Zinfandel but less alcohol and a little less expensive. Not my go-to style of wine, but I can see why a lot of people would love this style. A good red for whisky drinkers.

About the Producer

Robert Mondavi Winery
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Robert Mondavi Winery

Oakville, California, United States Oakville, California, United States

Robert Mondavi established his namesake winery in 1966 with a vision to create Napa Valley wines that would stand in the company of the world’s finest.  He chose To Kalon Vineyard in the heart of the Napa Valley as the home for Robert Mondavi Winery. This first-growth vineyard, located in Oakville, California,...

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