2008 Caymus Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Special Selection
432 Ratings
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432 Ratings
2008 Caymus Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Special Selection

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 2011 Vintage) A rich, dense ruby color, hints at the dark fruit nose of blackberry and currant that carries through the palate, interwoven with complex aromas of black licorice, anise and creme de cassis. On the palate, the wine opens up to reveal an earthiness, with brown spice, cigar box and ripe dark fruits that linger throughout the extracted and long finish. The texture is opulent and rich, yet has a velvety quality with supple density. Rich, fine-grained tannins are balanced with ripe fruit, acidity and oak.

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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.

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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.

    about 1 year
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    dark red fruit, slight/light pepper taste, cedar and chocolate finish, with fine tannins

    over 3 years
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    Fragrant bouquet, very smooth with a touch of spice. Absolutely delicious!

    about 4 years
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    dark red fruit, bell pepper, cedar and chocolate with fine tannins

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

    over 3 years
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    slightly peppery, smooth, mild finish

    about 4 years
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    wow

    almost 4 years
Expert Reviews
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  • 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
  • Robert Parker
    (From 2005 Vintage) Rating: 92-94 - As reviewed by Robert Parker
  • Ken's Wine Guide
    (From 2004 Vintage) This wine recently won a blind tasting of High End wines that we conducted. This wine stood out for its "Poetry to the Panel." This opaque dark red wine opens with a lovely and inviting crème de ca...
  • Wine Advocate
    (From 2003 Vintage) Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 162 on Dec-05