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2011 Caymus Cabernet Sauvignon Special Selection (750ml)
Producer: Caymus Vineyards caymus.com
Appellation: Napa Valley - California - United States (AVA)
Type: red
Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon
Maturity: Drink
Rating: Outstanding
Est. Price: US$166.00
Alcohol %: 15
Tasting Notes:
rated: October 1, 2013 , WA
95 points Best 2015-2025
rated: March 4, 2014 , The Wine Advocate erobertparker.com
95 points "A brilliant wine, and one of the stars of the vintage, the 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon Special Selection boasts aromas of blueberry pie, blackberries, cassis and white flowers. This full-bodied, velvety textured, delicious 2011 is already drinking well, and should continue to do so for 10-12 years. It is a terrific success for the vintage...Though the Wagner family is not quite the pioneer that Louis Martini, Charles Krug, Beaulieu Private Reserve, Ridge Vineyards and a few others are, they have long farmed and made the wines at Caymus Vineyards. Wine Enthusiast -- 97pts So delicious now, you can hardly keep your hands off it. Blackberry tart, ripe blueberry, cassis, milk chocolate, licorice and sweet, smoky cedar flavors flood the mouth, dramaticaly huge and memorable, and lasting long into the finish. The tannins are obvious, but sweetly ripe and soft. A brilliant evocation of Napa Cabernet, shows the class and potency this bottling has exhibited for many years, and bleieve it or not, the price is a relative bargain these days. Drink now through 2020." Best 2014-2025