500 Ratings
Caymus Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Special Selection
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Wine Details

Wine Description

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.

Winemaker's Notes

(From «nv» Vintage) Opaque crimson color, intriguing nose of freshly tilled Napa vineyard soil. The presence of this wine includes fine textural components balanced by an array of flavors including; ripe cherry, dried rose petal, cacao, mocha and cassis. A seamless, rich and alluring, youthful Napa Cabernet.

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    Black fruit and black pepper on the nose. On the palate, black currant, dark red plum, black pepper. Nice long finish with mild cocoa? Really smooth and silky texture.

    almost 2 years
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    dark red fruit, slight/light pepper taste, cedar and chocolate finish, with fine tannins

    about 4 years
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    Fragrant bouquet, very smooth with a touch of spice. Absolutely delicious!

    almost 5 years
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    dark red fruit, bell pepper, cedar and chocolate with fine tannins

    over 4 years
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    underlining ultra smooth, currents, berries and light pepper.

    over 4 years
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    slightly peppery, smooth, mild finish

    about 5 years
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    10 months
Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Spectator
    (From 1997 Vintage) Rating: 95/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 12/15/00
  • Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines
    (From 2000 Vintage) Absolutely awash in oak of the very richest and most attractive kind, this deeply constituted young Cabernet Sauvignon is also as precise in fruit as any of the wines tasted this month, and it is made even more attractive by its wonderfully supple feel and sense of careful polish. It is very long on the palate and finished with fine-grained tannins buttressing a surfeit of succulent fruit. It is almost too much of a good thing right now, and, while it can only get better with age, leaving it to s...
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 2000 Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 05/15/03
  • Wine Advocate
    (From 1978 Vintage) Rating: 98/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 89 on Oct-93
  • Wine Advocate
    (From 1979 Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 89 on Oct-93