Daou Soul Of A Lion Cabernet Sauvignon Paso Robles

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The pinnacle of DAOU's estate portfolio, Soul Of A Lion is a tribute to the journey of the Daou brothers and their father, who instilled in them the "Soul of a Lion." Crafted from the most select plots on the Daou Mountain in Paso Robles, this wine represents the heart of the estate's winemaking prowess and the promise of its terroir.

Tasting Notes:

  • Color: Deep, inky purple.
  • Nose: A complex and profound nose filled with ripe black fruits, hints of violet, and underlying notes of graphite, cedar, and toasted spices.
  • Palate: This full-bodied wine is both powerful and graceful, offering layers of blackcurrant, blackberry, and blueberry, interwoven with nuances of dark chocolate, licorice, and black tea. The tannins are robust yet velvety, framing a core of vibrant fruit that lingers through a sustained finish.
  • Finish: Endlessly persistent, with echoes of dark fruit, cocoa, and spice that leave a lasting impression.

Vineyard & Winemaking: The grapes for Soul Of A Lion are meticulously hand-selected from the crown jewel blocks of Daou Mountain. The unique terroir, characterized by calcareous clay soils and a maritime influence, allows for extended ripening. The wine undergoes a lengthy fermentation and is aged in hand-selected French oak barrels, further enhancing its depth and complexity.

Pairing Suggestions: This majestic wine pairs exquisitely with robust dishes such as prime rib, osso buco, or a rich beef bourguignon. It also complements aged cheeses, truffles, and dark chocolates.

Bottle Engraving Service: To make your Daou Soul Of A Lion experience even more memorable, we offer a bespoke bottle engraving service. Personalize your bottle with a heartfelt message, a significant date, or a name, transforming it into a timeless keepsake or an unforgettable gift. Whether commemorating a special event, expressing appreciation, or celebrating a milestone, an engraved bottle of Soul Of A Lion epitomizes thoughtfulness and luxury.