Darioush Caravan Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2018 California Red Wine 750 mL
A classically-styled round, supple and sleek red blend – Caravan highlights higher proportions of Merlot. The resulting profile is ripe and decadent with palate-pleasing notes of juicy plum, raspberry and flourless chocolate cake. Cabernet Sauvignon, the lion’s share of the blend, adds layers of complexity and an ideal balance between sweet and savory elements. It’s supple yet firm and polished tannin is complemented by dark, spicy notes of black currant and cinnamon; Caravan has a youthful energy that would reward several years of aging
TASTING NOTES Holding true to its classic traits as a round, supple and sleek red wine – The resulting profile is ripe and juicy – with notes of rich plum, raspberry and flourless chocolate cake filling the palate. Supple yet firm tannins, along with dark, spicy notes of black currant and cinnamon are lent by the lion’s share, Cabernet Sauvignon, adding layers of intrigue and complexity to the wine, while denoting its propensity for longer term aging. Aged 22 months in 70% new French & European oak.