2005 Darioush Signature Viognier * Napa Valley

This single-vineyard estate-grown Viognier derives its consistently distinctive character from a four-acre site within our Ashley Vineyard. Darioush Signature Viognier was awarded “Best of the Best” by ROBB REPORT in June 2006 for the third consecutive year. Very limited production.

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2005 Darioush Signature Cabernet Sauvignon * Napa Valley

Enticing aromas of vanilla bean, blackberry and crème de cassis introduce this bold, yet harmonious wine. A rich and well-focused palate is endowed with layered flavors of wild black cherry, plum and espresso. An elegant and generous finish is accented by delicate hints of cinnamon, nutmeg and spice box.

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2005 Darioush Signature Pinot Noir * Russian River

The highly acclaimed neighborhood on Vine Hill Road in Russian River is home to the four-acre Darioush estate Pinot Noir vineyard. Two thousand and five yielded keenly defined, well-balanced fruit. Enticing perfumes of violet, lavender and cola nut layered with wild black cherry and raspberry open to a firm and concentrated midpalate-- revealing accents of smoked bacon, tea leaf and anise.

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2005 Darioush Signature Chardonnay * Napa Valley

Two thousand five was the superlative vintage we dream of. Our Chardonnay fruit was nothing short of extraordinary, yielding wines of exceptional focus, style and intensity, all qualities we treasure highly. With a brilliant golden hue and come-hither aromatics of succulent Fuji apple, ripe fig and lemon meringue, the 2005 Darioush Signature Chardonnay is simply captivating.

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2005 Darioush Signature Chardonnay * Russian River

Elegance and style is what Darioush sought out for the first vintage of 2005 Signature Russian River Chardonnay. The chalky soils and cool climate of our Russian River vineyard allows the Chardonnay clusters to ripen slowly and completely, revealing concentrated flavors of bright citrus and stone fruits. The finished wine offers great character and poise with an expressive balance of acidity and minerality.

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2005 Darioush Signature Merlot * Napa Valley

A combination of savory lavender, cinnamon stick and dark cherry aromas introduce this distinctive Merlot. Luscious blackberry, plum, espresso and earthy dark chocolate flavors are supported by ripe and refined tannins. The resulting wine displays a satisfying textural component with great depth and fruit concentration.

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2005 Darioush Signature Cabernet Franc

As a classic Bordeaux varietal, Cabernet Franc imparts such intensity of fruit and dark earthy components when blended into our Signature Cabernet Sauvignon. On its own, it possesses power with great poise. Introduced by vibrant aromas of blackberry, cherry and bittersweet chocolate, the 2005 vintage is focused and intense.

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2005 Darioush Signature Shiraz * Napa Valley

Crafted to balance the fruit complexity, structure and age-worthiness of this ancient varietal, the 2005 Signature Shiraz accomplishes this feat. Grown on vines cloned from 50% old-vine Australian Shiraz and 50% Northern Rhone Syrah, the finished wine stays true to its inherently spicy and seductive spirit.

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2005 Estate Caravan Shiraz

A distinctive Shiraz bearing the hallmarks of Northern Rhone Syrah including white pepper spice, orange rind and blackberry liquor with accessible structure. Its layers are a decadent blend of espresso notes with both ripe red fruits and rich jammy black fruits. Anise notes spice up the palate and linger with elements of earth into a long finish.

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2005 Estate Caravan Cabernet Sauvignon

Juicy flavors of ripe berries, cherries and plum mingle with hints of cola, chocolate and coffee. Abundant Petit Verdot lends a violet floral note while Malbec adds a juicy blueberry finish. This Cabernet is youthful but approachable with a soft palate and lingering finish.

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