Deep, iridescent ruby followed by aromas of rose, cherry blossom, violets, and currant leaf, with notes of black cherry, roasted chestnuts, vanilla, and cocoa. On the palate, flavors of rhubarb, currant, fig, and marzipan with toasty oak notes and, well-integrated tannins.
Aromas of fresh plum with notes of roasted hazelnut and hints of violet. On the palate, a medium body and soft texture mingle with delicate and refined flavors of dark red fruits, tobacco and spice to offer a seamless finish to this elegant and opulent wine.
95 Points - James Suckling
Linear and precise, with expressive notes of dried rose petals, coriander, and clove with sumptuous flavors of strawberry, plum, cassis, blackberry and dark roasted coffee beans on the palate.
96 Points - James Suckling
Seamless and silky texture accentuated with concentrated notes of plum and black cherry with subtle vanilla and oak on the finish. This is an elegant medium body wine, flush with restrained opulence.
95 Points - Wine Advocate
M by Michael Mondavi Family
M by Michael Mondavi Family embodies Michael’s lifelong vision of excellence, expressed in this exceptional wine.
Michael’s son and Head Winemaker Rob Mondavi, Jr crafts M by Michael Mondavi Family to “express the balance personified by the great Bordeaux houses, while embracing the rich opulence and plushness of Napa Valley.” Winemaker Sabrina Massola brings her expertise to the blend, inspired by Michael’s palate and guidance.
Only the best barrels are selected to create this very limited proprietary red blend, featuring the Mondavi family’s hallmark Cabernet Sauvignon. While enticing and enjoyable at release, additional cellaring will allow for further maturity and refinement.
Michael Mondavi’s inspiration, integrity, and relentless work ethic helped elevate Napa Valley wines to the prestige and quality they are known for today. His legacy continues with M by Michael Mondavi, his very personal signature wine.