White Wine Reviews & Tasting Notes Robert Mondavi Private Selection Chardonnay 2007
 

Robert Mondavi Private Selection Chardonnay 2007 Review & Tasting Notes Hot

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The 2007 Robert Mondavi Private Selection Chardonnay is clear and pale yellow in color with just a slight greenish tinge around the edges. Citrus and tropical fruits are the strongest flavors in the Robert Mondavi Private Selection Chardonnay, but there is also vanilla, spices, butter, and of course oak. Overall, the flavor intensity in this full-bodied Chardonnay is moderate and the acidity is lively.

The Robert Mondavi Chardonnay goes reasonably well with a number of main dishes, but it should also work well with desserts as well.

Robert Mondavi Chardonnay Tasting Notes

Color & Clarity
The 2007 Robert Mondavi Private Selection Chardonnay is clear and pale yellow in color with just a slight greenish tinge around the edges.

Nose
The clean, positive aromas of the Robert Mondavi Private Selection Chardonnay are a combination of citrus and tropical fruits.

Palate
Citrus and tropical fruits are the strongest flavors in the Robert Mondavi Private Selection Chardonnay, but there is also vanilla, spices, butter, and of course oak. Overall, the flavor intensity in this full-bodied Chardonnay is moderate and the acidity is lively.

Food Pairing

Pairing Robert Mondavi Chardonnay with Cheeses

  • Cheddar Cheese: The Robert Mondavi Chardonnay becomes fruitier with cheddar cheese, making this a good pairing, though some might find that the cheddar becomes harsher.
  • Swiss Cheese: Pairing the Robert Mondavi Chardonnay with swiss is neutral, with neither changing much.
  • Aged Gouda: This is a good pairing, with the Robert Mondavi Chardonnay becoming much smoother while the Gouda becomes sharper.
  • Aged Parmesan: This is just a neutral pairing.
  • Fresh Camembert: The Robert Mondavi Chardonnay becomes smoother and richer when paired with fresh Camembert cheese.

Pairing Robert Mondavi Chardonnay with Main Dishes

  • Shrimp Scampi: The Robert Mondavi Chardonnay becomes fruitier and more interesting when paired with shrimp scampi.

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Robert Mondavi Private Selection Chardonnay 2007

Editor reviews

 
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3.0
Reviewed by Austin    November 04, 2011
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Robert Mondavi Private Selection Chardonnay

The Robert Mondavi Private Selection Chardonnay is a good wine, both on its own and when paired with the right sorts of foods. If you're looking for a Chardonnay to pair with buttery dishes or aged cheeses, this is one you should give a try.

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