M by Michael Mondavi Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

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M by Michael Mondavi Cabernet Sauvignon 2012
$179.95

SKU 5368

750ml

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M is an elegant, dynamic Cabernet Sauvignon inspired by both the timeless reds of Bordeaux and the legendary Robert Mondavi Reserve Cabernets of the 1960s and early '70s that Michael made himself.
Category Red Wine
Varietals
Region California, Napa Valley
Brand M by Michael Mondavi
Alcohol/vol 14.3%
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Wine EnthusiastAmong the producer's most luxurious offerings, this nearly 100% varietal wine (with 2% Petit Verdot) is grippy in tobacco and big, pillowy tannin. The leaner side of its personality is defined by classic notions of cedar, currant and graphite, while its other aspect reveals riper elements of mountain blackberry and chocolate mocha. They all work well together in sync.

Virginie Boone, February 2017
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Wine AdvocateThe flagship wine, the 2012 M by Michael Mondavi, is 98% Cabernet Sauvignon and 2% Petit Verdot. In this vintage, the wine seems lush, opulent and soft, with lots of creamy blackcurrant fruit interwoven with some cedar wood, licorice and forest floor. It is juicy, but doesn't seem to have the density and concentration of the two vintages of Animo. Nevertheless, it is elegant and made in a Bordeaux style. Drink it over the next 12-15 years.

Robert Parker, December 2015