Cabernet Sauvignon Special Selection, Caymus 2001

RegionU.S.A.
SubregionNapa Valley
ColourRed
TypeStill

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Tasting Notes

Caymus has been around for so long there is a tendency to under-estimate their wines. However, they have a brilliant track record as evidenced by the decade old 2001 Cabernet Sauvignon Vintage Selection. Abundant chocolaty, black currant, licorice and coffee aromas soar from the glass of this perfumed wine. It exhibits an opaque ruby/purple color, wonderful opulence, a deep, full-bodied mouthfeel, fabulous depth and not a hard edge to be found. While seemingly fully mature, the supple tannins, expansive fruit and glycerin, depth and overall balance suggest it will keep for another 15+ years.

Score: 96Robert Parker, Wine Advocate (195), May 2011

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