Darioush Chardonnay Napa Valley 2009
Vibrant key lime, orange blossom and honeysuckle aromas predominate. Upon release, the wine is blessed with an exceptionally graceful and persistent mouthfeel defined by Fuji apple and white peach. Youthful, with a firm mineral structure, the wine shows delicacy and complexity in the finish with notes of hazelnut oil, chalk, and creamy vanilla bean. Aged 11 months in 70% new French oak- Siruge, Damy and Francois Freres Burgundy barrels. Winemaker: Steve Devitt. 1,410 cases produced. Not yet reviewed; 2008 vintage rated 95 points by Connoisseurs' Guide.
Darioush, a winery noted for its Bordeaux style estate wines, implements old world labor-intensive, micro-vineyard management and new world state of the art technology to craft fine wines from its estates located in the appellations of Napa Valley, Mt. Veeder and Oak Knoll. Under the direction of Darioush Khaledi and winemaker Steve Devitt, precision and quality are of the utmost importance at the winery.
Food Pairings for Darioush Chardonnay Napa Valley
Best Wine Deals
Chardonnay Top Lists
Weekday Wines - Post Pictures of your SelectionsReplied
Tyrrell's Brokenback Shiraz (2009)Reviewed
Pillar Box Red (2012)Reviewed
Avignonesi Vino Nobile di Montepulciano 2012 (2012)Reviewed
Hedges Cellars Cabernet Merlot Syrah Cms Columbia Valley (2012)Reviewed
Whatcha drinking tonight?Replied
K Lys Clos Troteligotte Cahors MalbecReviewed
Chevalier de Bayard Vin de Pays de l'Aude (2011)Listed
Clos de Gat Merlot Har'El (2011)Reviewed
Bindi Sergardi Chianti Colli Senesi Al Canapo (2014)Reviewed