1999 Caymus Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley
973 Ratings
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973 Ratings
1999 Caymus Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley

Wine Description

(From 2008 Vintage) Open fruit, rich, lush and layered, serving up a complex mix of plum, blackberry, black licorice and spices. Full-bodied and supple-textured, ending with a long, persistent finish that keeps repeating the core flavor themes.

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2010 Vintage) Young and appropriately vibrant and grapey. Homes in on pure currant and blackberry fruit, veering briefly toward cedar and tobacco before tightening on the finish.

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Expert Reviews
  • Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines
    In some ways ahead of the aging curve expected of very young Cabernet, this latest release from Caymus is a big, rich, deeply fruited and downright luxurious wine whose outgoing nature and remarkable plushness exhibit a certain affinity to optimally ripened Merlot. Its loamy earth aspects and central themes of cassis tag is as wholly Cabernet, however, and the roughening qualities of late-arriving heat and tannins both belie its initial charms and suggest that a few years of age will make a good ...