Our father endowed us with the fervour, braveness, and perseverance to pursue our goals, qualities which we honor annually with this distinctive wine. We’re proud to have a good time our Tenth anniversary of Soul of a Lion within the spirit of pleasure that has made this such a triumph for our household.
PASO ROBLES, Calif. (PRWEB)
April 12, 2023
Brothers and co-proprietors Georges and Daniel Daou of DAOU Family Estates are proud to announce the Tenth-anniversary launch of their flagship Cabernet Sauvignon: 2020 Soul of a Lion. Since its debut in 2010, Soul of a Lion has acquired essential acclaim from wine critics and fanatics alike to determine DAOU Mountain within the Adelaida District of Paso Robles as one of many world’s main estates for Cabernet Sauvignon. The April launch date of Soul of a Lion coincides with the birthday and profound legacy of Joseph Daou, an inspiration for the Daou household.
“Soul of a Lion represents the journey that first introduced our household to DAOU Mountain,” stated Georges Daou, Co-Proprietor of DAOU Family Estates. “Our father endowed us with the fervour, braveness, and perseverance to pursue our goals, qualities which we honor annually with this distinctive wine. We’re proud to have a good time our Tenth anniversary of Soul of a Lion within the spirit of pleasure that has made this such a triumph for our household.”
“Our aim for Soul of a Lion has all the time been to comprehend the wonderful potential of DAOU Mountain to craft the easiest Cabernet Sauvignon,” stated Winemaker and Proprietor Daniel Daou. “2020 Soul of a Lion captures the essence of the Adelaida District and is an distinctive tribute to our 10-year journey with this wine.” The 2020 classic showcases the magnificence and energy which have made Soul of a Lion a benchmark for excellence. Daou crafts the wine from a meticulous parcel choice from DAOU Mountain, planted at an elevation of two,200 ft on a 212-acre mountaintop, characterised by the best soils, microclimate, and elevation for Cabernet Sauvignon and Bordeaux varietals. With its deep ruby colour and complicated aromas of blackberry, cassis, and graphite, Soul of a Lion delivers a wealthy and balanced palate of darkish fruit, velvety tannins, and a protracted, satisfying end.
2020 ESTATE SOUL OF A LION
- WINEMAKER TASTING NOTES (Cabernet Sauvignon 78%, Cabernet Franc 12%, Petit Verdot 10%): The 2020 classic presents an alluring profusion of black cherry, mulberry, and Oregon blackberry aromas with notes of leather-based, cigar field, and darkish chocolate. Hints of desert sage and crème de menthe accent the wealthy fruit. The palate is silky and voluptuous, delivering a great deal of currant, cassis, black raspberry, and ripe cherry. Notes of fig and baking spice are underscored by earthy tones of dates and truffle. Mature, ripe tannins yield a weighty, velvety texture built-in with a limestone minerality and delicate oak. A prolonged end leaves lingering impressions of blackberry, plum, and espresso with a contact of white pepper. A wine of immense endurance that may evolve favorably for a few years to come back.” – Winemaker Daniel Daou
- 2020 VINTAGE NOTES (DAOU Mountain, Paso Robles AVA, Adelaida District): The 2020 rising season started on a dry notice, adopted by much-needed rains in April that replenished the soils and set the stage for wholesome cover development. Conditions by means of mid-summer remained delicate and regular, except a uncommon August thunderstorm. Subsequent warmth waves and distant wildfires put DAOU Mountain to the take a look at heading into harvest, but regardless of the challenges, the 2020 classic produced a few of the most complicated wines but.
2020 Estate Soul of a Lion is accessible as of April 2023 at http://www.daouvineyards.com and thru the DAOU+ app, with nationwide distribution to section in by June 2023. The prompt retail worth is $150/per 750-ml bottle. Photos for editorial use can be found for download here.
For extra data, together with sampling alternatives and interviews with brothers Georges and Daniel Daou, please contact: Katherine Dolecki-Payton (kathe[email protected]) or Helen Gregory ([email protected]).
About DAOU Family Estates
Family-owned and operated, DAOU Family Estates is dedicated to producing collectible, world-class wines to rival essentially the most revered appellations on the earth. Situated on a 212-acre hilltop property within the Adelaida District of Paso Robles, DAOU was based by brothers Georges and Daniel Daou in 2007 to develop the potential of Cabernet Sauvignon and different Bordeaux varieties within the area. The household property at DAOU Mountain combines outstanding geology, favorable microclimate, and excessive elevation, as soon as described by famend California winemaker André Tchelistcheff as “a jewel of ecological parts.” As a steward of this lovely terroir, winemaker Daniel Daou affords a quality-focused vary of complicated however accessible wines which can be a pleasure to drink. For extra data, please go to http://www.daouvineyards.com.
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