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Caymus Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Special Selection
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Wine Details

Varietal

Pinot Noir

Style

Red

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

A flashy, opulent Cabernet. This wine is rich, full-bodied, and loaded with black chocolate, currants and cherry fruit. Notes of baking spices and tobacco add character to the finish. The rich, ripe tannins add incredible texture and depth.

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Spectator
    (From 2005 Vintage) "A showy young wine that's smooth, rich and concentrated. Delivers firm, intense yet supple layers of currant, cedar, toasty, cedary oak and tannins that firm up, offering hints of mineral, sage and dusty berry. Best from 2009 through 2013. 32,344 cases made."
  • 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
  • Robert Parker
    (From 2011 Vintage) Rating: 95/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 10/07/2013