HOLIDAY 2022

Your Allocation

We are pleased to announce your 2022 Holiday Allocation! As the Holiday Season approaches, enjoy your exclusive access to some of your favorite wines, just in time to share over the holiday table.

Key Dates:
October 24th
: We prepare your Allocation
November 6th
: Window to customize your Allocation ends
November 10th
: Your Wine is packed & sent to fulfillment
November 14th:
Wines start to ship out
November 11th: Pick up at DAOU Mountain available (for pickup members)
December 11th:
Last chance to pick up

Please make sure to update your ship to address. Once the wine has been sent to fulfillment, a fee of $40 will be incurred if we need to intercept the package.

Details

2022 Holiday Allocation 12 Vin 6 Vin 4Vin
ESTATE DESSERT WINE

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2020 ESTATE CABERNET CLONE 4

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2021 PETALUMA PINOT NOIR

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2020 ESTATE MALBEC

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2020 ESTATE CABERNET FRANC

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1

2018 CHEREM

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2021 ESTATE CHARDONNAY

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2019 ESTATE CUVÉE LIZZY

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2019 ESTATE MAYOTE

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2020 ESTATE MICHO

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*Allocations vary depending on Club Customization options and frequency of allocations

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2019 Estate Dessert Wine

MEMBER EXCLUSIVE PRODUCT

The DAOU 2019 Estate Dessert Wine delivers a delectable expression of Bordeaux varietals grown on DAOU Mountain. A rich, deep color foreshadows intense aromas
of blackberry, blueberry and candied apple coupled with toffee, butterscotch, roasted coffee bean and a dash of wintergreen. Hints of hazelnut and vanilla wafer round out the complex bouquet. Deliriously silky and smooth on the palate, this wine delivers luscious flavors of baked plum, pomegranate, dried cherry and blueberry compote. Notes of caramel sweetness and cashew nuttiness accentuate the fruit essences, lingering through a prolonged and opulent finish.

Barrel Aging: 21 months in 50% new French oak

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2020 Estate Cabernet Clone 4

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The 2020 DAOU Estate Cabernet Sauvignon Clone 4 is a superb example of a wine made from a single clone exceptionally suited to the terroir of DAOU mountain. Classically styled with a highly perfumed nose offering black currants, dark plums, anise and blackberry, coupled with smoky oak, graphite and cherry pipe tobacco. Voluptuous and rich on the palate, with loads of ripe black cherry, mulberry and Oregon blackberry. Spicy currants, nuances of pomegranate, and hints of dark roast espresso, vanilla and lavender potpourri are supported by a steely, dusty minerality and firm, fine grained tannins. Balanced and focused, this wine finishes strong with black cherry and cassis notes.

Varietals: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon

Barrel Aging: 11 months in 85% new French oak

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2021 Petaluma Pinot Noir

This limited-edition DAOU Pinot Noir comes from the famed Petaluma Gap AVA in Sonoma County, an emerging haven for California Pinot Noir. The 2021 vintage displays a perfumy nose of dried strawberry, cherry and rhubarb with floral notes of lavender, pine needle and rose petal. These pretty primary aromas are underlain by notes of earthy truffle and damp forest floor. On the palate, soft tannins and juicy acidity deliver flavors of black raspberry, fresh cherry, cranberry and plum, while trailing suggestions of sassafras and clove spice are accented by sandalwood and warm saddle leather. A long, lovely finish lingers with hints of toasty oak, raspberry and pomegranate.

Varietals: 100% Pinot Noir

Barrel Aging: 10 months in 66% new French oak

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2020 Estate Malbec

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The 2020 DAOU Estate Malbec comes exclusively from our DAOU Mountain terroir—a benchmark for Bordeaux varieties from the Adelaida District. Lovely fruit-driven aromas evoke plum, boysenberry, blueberry, cherry and strawberry jam on buttered toast. Accompanying floral scents of violet and rose petal are interlaced with coffee, mocha and a whisper of peppermint. Sumptuous and exuberant on the palate, this wine bursts with juicy flavors of cherry, cranberry and plum accented by dried strawberry, blueberry compote and crushed herbs. The finish is graceful and lengthy, predominating with cherry and blackberry while imparting a touch of sandalwood.

Varietals: 90% Malbec, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon

Barrel Aging: 21 months in 100% new French oak

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2020 Estate Cabernet Franc

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The 2020 DAOU Estate Cabernet Franc offers an alluring nose with loads of blackberry, currant, and crème de cassis, underscored with sweet cocoa, sage, pencil shavings and just a touch of clove. Notes of raspberry and candy apple accentuate nicely. Lusciously silky on the palate, delivering flavors of kirsch, pomegranate, wild cherry and cranberry, with nuances of dark chocolate, licorice and allspice. Exceptionally balanced with well-integrated tannins that result in a smooth, lengthy finish emphasized by juicy plums and raspberries.

Varietals: 100% Cabernet Franc

Barrel Aging: 21 months in 100% new French oak

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2018 Cherem

MEMBER EXCLUSIVE PRODUCT

An Old World style Cabernet Sauvignon that showcases how lower alcohol wines are
still possible today if proper care is taken in the vineyards and winery. At 12% alcohol, this wine is reminiscent of
Bordeaux wine from the 70’s and the 80’s. Balanced with a touch of minerality, this Cabernet Sauvignon incorporates
a floral bouquet with flavors of black and red raspberries, red currant, blueberry compote and cigar box. Elegant in
style yet well structured, this wine is smooth from first taste all the way to the long and clean finish.

Varietals: 100% Cabernet

Barrel Aging: 21 months in 80% new French oak

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2019 Cuvée Lizzy

The 2019 DAOU Estate Cuvée Lizzy is a signature Bordeaux-style blend from Winemaker Daniel Daou. This wine bursts from the glass with a floral bouquet of
lilac, violet and cigar box. A full-bodied palate displays phenomenal texture and impressive fruit quality, revealing deep flavors of blackberry, blueberry and black currant. The entire experience is seamless through the finish, backed by a fine structure that will enable the wine to age beautifully in the bottle.

Varietals: 49% Malbec, 29% Petit Verdot, 14% Cabernet Franc, 8% Cabernet Sauvignon

Barrel Aging: 15 months in 80% new French Oak

Learn More About the 2019 Cuvée Lizzy

2021
Estate Chardonnay

The 2021 DAOU Estate Chardonnay reveals how the Chardonnay grape achieves brilliant expression on DAOU Mountain. Rich aromas of lemon zest, honey,
cinnamon toast and casaba melon are interlaced with floral notes of jasmine and hibiscus blossom. The nose is rounded out beautifully with impressions of spiced pear, toasted almond, vanilla bean and tangerine. A silky, voluptuous palate is generous with lemony freshness, juicy mango and sliced nectarine, followed by flavors of crisp green apple and papaya with accents hazelnut and nutmeg. This triumphant Chardonnay finishes elegantly with great length, leaving lingering essences of pineapple and tropical rainforest

Varietals: 100% Chardonnay

Barrel Aging: 10 months in 80% new French oak

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2019 Estate Mayote

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The 2019 Mayote is a powerful blend that showcases the synergy between three classic Bordeaux varieties grown on DAOU Mountain. This Right Bank-style wine
mesmerizes the senses with an enchanting, floral bouquet. A silky, velvety texture presents flavors of blackberry, black currant, licorice, graphite and ash with hints of spice and dark chocolate. The experience is beautifully structured throughout, concluding with a long, triumphant finish. This stunning cuvée will continue to evolve favorably in the bottle for years to come.

Varietals: 49% Cabernet Franc, 34% Merlot, 17% Petit Verdot

Barrel Aging: 22 months in 100% new French Oak

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2020
Estate Micho

Micho is our signature blend of two iconic Bordeaux varietals, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon, showcasing the elegance, freshness and concentration that can only be attained on DAOU Mountain. The 2020 vintage offers a rich, warm nose of boysenberry cobbler, fresh raspberry, cocoa and sandalwood with nuances of pomegranate, tobacco leaf and baking spices. Subtle notes of saddle leather, mocha and vanilla provide complexity and balance. A velvety, graceful palate delivers generous flavors of black plum, blueberry and blackberry accented by cassis, desert sage, crushed stone, black licorice and hints of toasty oak. Ripe, well integrated tannins support a long, silky finish with lingering impressions of cherry, cedar and black olive.

Varietals: 52% Merlot, 48% Cabernet Sauvignon

Barrel Aging: 21 months in 70% new French oak

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2019 Estate
Soul of a Lion

The 2019 Soul of a Lion is a blockbuster vintage that showcases how Bordeaux varieties are remarkably suited to the terroir of DAOU Mountain. This wine explodes from the glass with a kaleidoscope of aromas and flavors, including blackberry, blueberry, black currant, dark cherry, sweet tobacco and licorice. An added floral dimension imparts an integrated sense of elegance and freshness. While full-bodied with ultra-high phenolic levels, this wine maintains its evenness and poise through an extraordinarily long finish. Structured, balanced and powerful, the 2019 Soul of a Lion will reveal its full magnitude after several years of careful cellaring.

Varietals: 78% Cabernet Sauvignon, 12% Cabernet Franc, 10% Petit Verdot

Barrel Aging: 22 months in 100% new French Oak

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