1996 Caymus Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley
3 Ratings
3 Ratings
1996 Caymus Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley
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    Nose: ripe berry (black cherry/blackberry), and cassis. Pallet: ripe fruit impressions of what I consider Classic Napa Cabernet... some fresh, youthful, lively qualities balances by barrel-aged suppleness - nearly evolved. In general, there is an overall presence of sweetness and harmony. Rich, weighty, full. Personally, I would most enjoy this wine from spring 2001 through 2004. For those who enjoy aged Cabernet, additional time should yield elegance and stature (and less ripe fruit) by the y...
  • Wine Spectator
    Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 01/31/00
  • Vintage Chart
    Rating for United States-California: 90 (slightly better than average year)

    Drinkability: too young, let it sit