(From 2008 Vintage) Beautifully crafted, rich, intense and powerful, yet supple, graceful and polished, offering a generous core of spicy blackberry, black licorice, wild berry and light cedary notes. Full-bodied and expressive.
(From 2009 Vintage) Both Cabernet bottlings have aromas and flavors which can only be achieved through "hang time" – a technique which chances the loss of crop if early winter sets in. Leaving the fruit to "hang" on the vine unusually long develops suppleness, increases color, and matures the tannins of the grapes. The wines are abundant in textural tannins yet soft as velvet. Crop thinning, allowing measured sunlight to reach the vine's fruit zone, and waiting for increased ripeness are all part of our viticultural practices. Caymus Cabernets offer a wide array of aromas and flavors including cocoa, cassis and vanilla.
had this with a porterhouse steak. 18.08.2010 the first impression was a fine tight Knit burgundy opened up after 15-20 minutes to a fine silky cab, with slight vanilla flavours. after an hour the wine had turned and tasted a bit like a port wine..... comment: this vintage should probably have drunk already some years ago... interested in hearing other comments on same vintage
Oh my g-d 01 is holding up NICEEEE!
Robert Parker(From 2011 Vintage) Rating: 95/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 10/07/2013
Wine Advocate(From 2005 Vintage) Rating: (92-94) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 168 on Dec-06
Wine Spectator(From 2005 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator
Robert Parker(From 2005 Vintage) Rating: 92-94 - As reviewed by Robert Parker
Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines(From 2002 Vintage) Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines on Apr-06