Daou Pessimist 2017 - Carraige House Wines

Daou Pessimist 2017

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Daou Pessimist 2017
$21.99
$19.79

SKU 3766

750ml

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The Pessimist is a very dark wine that offers gorgeous creme de cassis, black cherry, boysenberries, and toasted vanilla beans accompanied with sweet tannins and purity of fruit. Firm, yet elegant tannins balance the powerhouse of fruit and lead to a strong, lasting finish of black pepper, pipe tobacco, and spicy oak.

Category Red Wine
Varietals
Region California, Central Coast, Paso Robles
Brand Daou
Alcohol/vol 15.5%
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Wine AdvocateA value-priced Rhône blend that usually contains some Zinfandel and Petite Syrah, the 2017 Pessimist offers up rich aromas of dark fruit, grilled meat, licorice and black olive. It's full-bodied, rich and spicy, with good balance and an intense, flavorful finish.

William Kelley, May 31, 2018