Robert Mondavi Private Selection was founded in 1994 by Robert Mondavi to capture the delicious flavors from California's best coastal vineyards. This spirit of exploration has continued to inspire us ever since. We invite you to experience our Chardonnay. Smell: Lemon, green apple. Taste. Nectarine, peach, vanilla, brown sugar. Pair: Roasted chicken, pasta with cream sauce. Drink what you like and like what you drink. - Robert Mondavi.