Mondavi, a name that comes up often when talking about California wine. You might say that the Mondavi name is a symbolic emblem for California Cabernet Sauvignon, and even more specifically Napa Valley. The Mondavi family is so entrenched in the Napa Valley wine scene that their name choice for this Cabernet Sauvignon is perfect… Emblem.
For four generations the Mondavi family has crafted world-class wines in the Napa Valley. In 1999, Michael Mondavi, together with wife Isabel, son Rob Jr., and daughter Dina, purchased the land to plant the Animo Vineyard in Atlas Peak. Today, the family-owned estate is comprised of two distinct Napa Valley vineyards with unique growing conditions and terroirs.
The 2015 Emblem Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon is a ripe and plummy wine with chocolate and hazelnut undertones. Medium to full body, round tannins, and a flavorful finish. Well balanced, with a soft and layered mouthfeel make this wine a simply delicious expression of Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon. Able to age or ready to enjoy now as the tannins are soft and very approachable.
Michael Mondavi Emblem Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 2015
Shelf Price $31.99
Sale Price $28.97
There are stores selling this for $40 a bottle!
The Emblem Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon exudes aromas of freshly muddled boysenberries, warm vanilla bean, and toasty cardamom. The welcoming notes of this wine offer voluminous and supple aromas accompanied by rich tannins and dark fruits of plum and ripe dark brambly berries. Well balanced, with a soft and layered mouthfeel make this wine a simply delicious expression of Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon.