DAOU Vineyards Pessimist Red Blend 2021 (750 ml)

  • WE: 92

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Tasting Notes and Description

Tasting Notes For DAOU Vineyards Pessimist Red Blend 2021

DAOU Vineyards Pessimist Red Blend 2021 is a wine that boasts an incredibly powerful and aromatic nose, with fragrances of blueberry, boysenberry, and black plum ascending to greet you. As you continue to explore the wine, you will discover an evolving complexity of elderberry, truffle, cocoa, and cardamom spice. Hints of eucalyptus, leather, cherry pipe tobacco, and grilled meats complete the fragrance, creating a symphony of enticing aromas that capture the senses.

On the palate, the wine is broad and expansive, revealing generous and lush flavors of black cherry, blueberry, and creme de cassis. Notes of lavender, anise, and black olives complement the rich fruit, adding a depth of complexity that evolves with every sip. The wine is massive in weight yet elegantly structured, showcasing the power of the wine while still remaining in control.

The finish is smooth and leisurely, with pure dark berry fruit flavors that seem to refuse to abate. It's a gorgeous fitting finale that leaves you with a sense of satisfaction and longing for another sip. DAOU Vineyards Pessimist Red Blend 2021 is a perfect blend of power, complexity, and elegance that will leave you wanting more.

Critic Ratings

Wine Enthusiast Review - Rated 92:
This wine kicks off with aromas of baked blackberry, cracked pepper, graphite and dried meat. The palate is awash in oak tones, balanced by black currant, blueberry pie and nutmeg flavors. It's hedonistically satisfying. MATT KETTMANN

Winery DAOU Vineyards - Pessimist
Country United States
Region Paso RoblesCalifornia
Year 2021
Grape Varietal Red Blends
Size 750 ML
ABV 15.5%
Wine Style Red Wine

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