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2013 Darius II

The Crown Jewel of the Darioush estate, Darius II captures the diverse and exquisite beauty within each vintage. With an uncompromising commitment to crafting a wine with complexity, composure and refinement, Darius II is the hallmark of the Darioush style.

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Tasting notes

2013 Darius II rewards our decades-long pursuit of producing wines with remarkable seamlessness, grace and power from Southern Napa Valley. Exhibiting a classic Cabernet Sauvignon varietal profile from its cool, marine-influenced Mount Veeder origins, this exceptional vintage provides alluring aromatics.

Black cherry, incense and Tuscan leather intermingle with saturated dark fruits; a dense, savory, earthbound entry transitions seamlessly into flavors of blackberry pie and bittersweet cocoa with notes of cinnamon and sage. Even at a youthful stage, ripe and refined tannins indicate the potential for immediate as well as long term gratification. A long, cascading finish reveals a beautifully composed wine with a lifted quality that has become synonymous with Darius II.


90% Cabernet Sauvignon, 6% Merlot, 4% Malbec


Aged 20 months in 100% new Taransaud Chateau Traditional French oak barrels


Steve Devitt , Michel Rolland - consulting


Sage Vineyard – Mt Veeder, Apadana Block – Darioush Estate


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