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2020 DAOU Red Blends or Varietals "Mayote"

DAOU 2020 Mayote

Winery: DAOU

Vintage: 2020

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Mayote"

Wine Category: Red Blends or Varietals

Grape blend: 39% Cabernet Franc, 34% Merlot & 27% Petit Verdot

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Adelaida District

State or country: CA

Price: $125

Cases produced: 600

KWG Score: 95 (based on 3 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Excellent (96)

Review date: January 18, 2023

Wine Review: This midnight purple colored Cabernet Franc based wine opens with boysenberry and violet bouquet with hints of licorice, black currant, and graphite. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied with integrated medium plus acidity. The mouthfeel is nicely balanced, smooth, rich, and voluptuous. The flavor profile is a is delicious blend of blackberry, stony minerality and black pepper blend with notes of oak and black licorice. We also detected hints of black plum and Baker’s chocolate. The finish is dry and its bold, but managed tannins are very nicely sustained. The Tasting Panel would decant this wine for quite a while then pair this red blend with a well-marbled ribeye or Roy's rib roast. Enjoy - KWGTP

Winemaker Notes: Not Available

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