Soul of a Lion 2018 DAOU Vineyards

€ 139,95 (ex Vat)
169,34 (in Vat)
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Classification Cru Classe
Type Red
Brand DAOU Vineyards
Vintage 2018
Country United States
Region Central Coast
Volume 0,75
Condition In OWC of 3
Label Perfect
Drinkable 2022-2047
Stock 12

Professional reviews

BOW (9)

Parker (97)

The 2018 Soul Of A Lion is an incredible Cabernet Sauvignon, made exclusively from free-run juice, blended with 15% Cabernet Franc and 10% Petit Verdot and aged 22 months in 100% new French oak. Opaque ruby-purple in color, the nose opens slowly, segueing from graphite and tobacco leaves, to violets and blue fruit preserves, to cinnamon, potpourri and dark spices. The palate is seamless and cashmere-like, with expansive, pure, mineral-laced fruits enlivened by a burst of freshness that highlights the perfectly ripe fruit character this vintage. The finish is very long, offering violet perfume and iron tones that linger in the mouth. This is a gorgeous wine that combines unique personality with expert craftsmanship. It drinks well now but has all it needs for a long life in the cellar.

Winespectator / James Suckling (95)

Aromas of blackberries and lavender follow through to a full body with tight, firm tannins that are long and linear. Lots of pretty fruit as well. Some pine-needle and forest-floor undertones. A cooler and more refined Daou.

DAOU Vineyards - Soul of a Lion 2018

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