Daou Soul of a Lion Paso Robles Cabernet 2019 Rated 97+WA

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Wine Advocate Review
Rated 97+
The 2019 Soul Of A Lion is a blend of free-run Cabernet Sauvignon (78%), Cabernet Franc (12%), and Petit Verdot (10%), aged 22 months in 100% new French oak. Opaque ruby in color, it offers aromatic contrast between dark, savory cherry fruit, chargrill and graphite, and top notes of green pepper and rose petals. The palate explodes with detailed flavors and its tannins are already resolved and chocolaty, with seamless acidity and exotic spicy layers emerging on the extended finish. Wow! Drink 2022-2042.

Wine Tasting Notes
The 2019 Soul of a Lion is a blockbuster vintage that showcases how Bordeaux varieties are remarkably suited to the terroir of DAOU Mountain. This wine explodes from the glass with a kaleidoscope of aromas and flavors, including blackberry, blueberry, black currant, dark cherry, sweet tobacco and licorice. An added floral dimension imparts an integrated sense of elegance and freshness. While full-bodied with ultra-high phenolic levels, this wine maintains its evenness and poise through an extraordinarily long finish. Structured, balanced and powerful, the 2019 Soul of a Lion will reveal its full magnitude after several years of careful cellaring.

78% Cabernet Sauvignon, 12% Cabernet Franc, 10% Petit Verdot

Alcohol 14.8%

DAOU Vineyards & Winery
Family owned and operated, DAOU Vineyards & Winery is committed to producing collectible, world-class wines to rival the most respected appellations in the world. DAOU Mountain’s combination of remarkable geology, microclimate, a 2,200-foot elevation, and steep slopes gives it a terroir described as “a jewel of ecological elements.” As stewards of this beautiful terroir, our goal is to make fine wines that honestly and accurately reflect the potential of the estate.

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3 Reviews

  • 5
    Great

    Posted by Cherie on May 20th 2019

    I love the balance of flavors. pairs well with almost anything. Made a great gift for my son's engagement party.

  • 5
    World Class

    Posted by Randy on May 20th 2019

    AMAZING. Saw this from the newsletter. Decided to splurge and buy a bottle and im glad I did. it is perfect.

  • 5
    Truly great

    Posted by Degan on May 20th 2019

    an excellent wine. it lives up to its name in ferocity. Perfectly balanced and a profile to fit a sommelier. I love it

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