Darioush Signature Shiraz Napa Valley27 Ratings
Darioush Signature Shiraz Napa Valley
(From 2004 Vintage) A robust bouquet of sandalwood, cinnamon spice and dark chocolate give subtle hints to the decadent layers of red and black fruits on the palate. A rich mid-palate of blackberry, crème de cassis and ...
Connoisseurs' Guide to California WinesAlthough its distinctive suggestions of spice and smoked meat mark this one immediately as Syrah, less-welcome elements of dried brush and leather sit to the side throughout. The wine is never the picture of polish and is cast in the ripe and slightly dry style, and its loosely berry-like flavors are blunted by tannin and enough heat to notice.