2001 Caymus Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley Special Selection
This bottling marks the 24th vintage that we have designated a Special Selection at Caymus. In all those years, certain vintages stand out in memory because of their near-perfect conditions. I believe...
Connoisseurs' Guide to California WinesIf generally among the richest Cabernets of the year, Caymus Special Selection bottlings are also among the most outgoing and obvious as well, and this latest very much proves the rule. Immensely oaky, but brought into balance by an equal measure of deep and dramatic fruit, the wine is laced with sweet spice and loamy complexities and is both concentrated and keenly focused from beginning to end. Its fine-grained tannins are so well woven as to be nearly unnoticeable, but they provide just the ri...
Robert ParkerRating: 93/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate in Issue 162
Wine AdvocateRating: 93/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 162 on Dec-05
Wine SpectatorRating: 95/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator