Michael Mondavi Family Animo Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 - Station Plaza Wine
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Michael Mondavi Family Animo Cabernet Sauvignon 2016
SKU: 10612

Michael Mondavi Family Animo Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

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750ml
$74.99
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Category Red Wine
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Region California, Napa Valley
Brand Michael Mondavi Family
Alcohol/vol 14.6%
The Animo Cabernet Sauvignon is remarkably elegant and bright offering sumptuous aromas of fresh red and blue fruit, baking spices and vanilla, and a delicate fragrance of spring florals. The initial bouquet is augmented by more nuanced notes of sage, rosemary, and black olive. Juicy flavors of black cherry, blackberry and cassis flood the palate and creamy, fine-grained tannins deliver a delightfully round structure. Harmonious and lively, the flavors linger to create an enduring finish with touches of dark chocolate and espresso.
James Suckling
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93 Points, Jame Suckling: "Although this is a dense and ripe Napa cabernet, there are hints of fresh herbs and blood oranges that lift the ripe blackberry, plum and citrus aromas. On the palate, the bitter-chocolate character is more discreet than in many modern-style wines and nicely sets off the generous fruit and supple tannins. The long, fresh finish is supported by restrained tannins. Drink or hold." 3/19

Wine Advocate
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The 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon Animo is deep garnet-purple colored and opens with a waft of cedar chest, giving way to notes of baked blackberries, crème de cassis, espresso and dried herbs. Medium to full-bodied, it has taut, muscular fruit and a firm, rugged frame, finishing a little firm.

Lisa Perrotti-Brown, September 30, 2019