2000 Darioush Red Table Wine * Napa Valley

The 2000 Signature Red Table Wine is a proprietary red blend based primarily on the classic Bordeaux varietals with a focus on Cabernet Sauvignon. A spicy aromatic blend with a rich, concentrated mid palette that opens beautifully to reveal dark fruits, luscious cassis, and then finishing with deep espresso and chocolate notes. Approachable upon release, it will continue to age superbly with cellaring, for 5-7 years.

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The 2000 Signature Red Table Wine is a proprietary red blend based primarily on the classic Bordeaux varietals with a focus on Cabernet Sauvignon. A spicy aromatic blend with a rich, concentrated mid palette that opens beautifully to reveal dark fruits, luscious cassis, and then finishing with deep espresso and chocolate notes. Approachable upon release, it will continue to age superbly with cellaring, for 5-7 years.

Release Date:Winter 2003
The 2000 Growing Season:A colder than average winter gave way to a cool spring. A cool summer led to a late harvest with additional grape hang time, adding to varietal complexity.
Vineyard Location:

100% Napa Valley.

Varietal Composition:60% Cabernet Sauvignon,
25% Merlot,
14% Cabernet Franc,
1% Petit Verdot
Brix @ Harvest: 25
Alcohol:13.9%
Cooperage:100% French Oak - Francois Ferre, Siruge, Damy Alliers, Troncais - Medium Toast
Vinification:Small lot, destemming, with 30% whole berry. Cold soaking for 36-48 hours. Pressed at dryness with fractions kept separate. Pumped into barrels after 48 hours of settling. Barrel to barrel racking twice through aging. Bottled without filtration. Blended with minimal handling.
Winemaker's Comments:The 2000 Signature Red Table Wine is a proprietary red blend based primarily on the classic Bordeaux varietals with a focus on Cabernet Sauvignon. A spicy aromatic blend with a rich, concentrated mid palette that opens beautifully to reveal dark fruits, luscious cassis, and then finishing with deep espresso and chocolate notes. Approachable upon release, it will continue to age superbly with cellaring, for 5-7 years.

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