Darioush Signature Cabernet Sauvignon 2018
|Region||California, Napa Valley|
Full-bodied, the palate has a firm, grainy texture and a lively line carrying the spicy black berry preserves flavors to a nice long finish.
Focused and fine-grained, with red and black currant paste flavors, flanked by singed alder and backed by a tug of loam through the finish. Frankly toasted on the finish, but there's ample fruit to soak that up with some cellaring. Best from 2022 through 2032. 9,250 cases made.
Intensely chalky tannins surround cedar and dried herb notes in this robustly built, concentrated and grippy wine. Weighty earthiness leads the way to flavors of tobacco, sage and black pepper, overshadowing the dense, black fruit.