Soul of a Lion 2017 DAOU Vineyards

€ 139,00 (ex Vat)
168,19 (in Vat)
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Classification Cru Classe
Type Red
Brand DAOU Vineyards
Vintage 2017
Country United States
Region Central Coast
Volume 0,75
Condition In OWC of 3
Label Perfect
Drinkable 2022-2047
Stock 6

Professionele reviews

BOW (9)

Parker (97)

The 2017 Soul Of A Lion is a blend of 80% Cabernet Sauvignon, 12% Cabernet Franc and 8% Petit Verdot aged 22 months in 100% new French oak. It has a deep ruby-purple color and wonderfully unique expression, with scents of forest floor, underbrush, English breakfast tea, espresso, blackcurrant bud, dark chocolate and exotic flowers mingling over a core of perfectly ripe wild blackberries and Morello cherries, all complemented by a classy framing of new oak spices. The medium to full-bodied palate is slow to unfurl, with a frame like liquid silk and a very long finish that gives up layer after layer of nuanced flavors. Wow!

Winespectator / James Suckling (96)

Jeb Dunnuck: Both vintages of the Soul of a Lion are stunning. The 2017 Soul Of A Lion offers a forward, bona fide fruit bomb style yet has plenty of class. A sweet nose of cassis, Asian spice, cedar box, and chocolate gives way to a full-bodied, hedonistic 2017 that stays balanced and layered. This cuvée always delivers and the 2017 is just an incredible drink.