Just Another Manic Mondavi
No, you're not seeing things. Out of our
desperate attempt to be rich love for giving you options, we've added a little something extra for today. Come on in and check it out!
But misapprehend ye not: Emblem is a Michael Mondavi jam, with his son and head winemaker Rob and daughter Dina pitching in to carry the family legacy forward another generation. Michael, of course, ran his dad Robert's legendary Napa winery for ten years before launching Michael Mondavi Family Estate, whence Emblem issues forth.
It's not all about the pedigree, of course. The dry 2008 growing season gave this Cabernet concentrated yet nuanced flavors of cherry, dark berry, toasted vanilla, and coffee that pair well with grilled meats and strong cheeses. Strictly speaking, you don't need four generations of winemaking tradition to craft a Cab this superb - but it sure doesn't hurt.