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2004 Caymus - Cabernet Sauvignon Special Selection Cabernet Sauvignon - USA - California - Napa - Napa Valley - Red

USA - California - Napa - Napa Valley

Red Cabernet Sauvignon
Producer Notes

Caymus Vineyards was founded in 1972 by the Wagner family in Napa Valley's Rutherford district. The Wagners originally immigrated to the San Francisco Bay area from Alsace in the late 1880s. The winery produces both a Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon and since 1975, a Special Selection Cabernet Sauvignon, differentiated by superior fruit and additional barrel aging. The name, Caymus, has dual... More »

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93
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Drink Dates
Comm: 2008-2018
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Source International Wine Cellar
Issue Issue 132
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Source Jancis Robinson
Author USCineman
Site / Blog   Trust Rating
Tasted On 07/17/2014
Drink Dates 2014
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Author David W294
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 96.613%
Tasted On 09/28/2013
Drink Dates 2008-2018
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Author Jito72
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 99.525%
Tasted On 06/08/2013
Drink Dates 2009-2018

Awesome wine

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PurpleTeeth commented (465 days ago)
It certainly is, Jito72. One of its best vintages. A few years ago Charlie Wagner (the owner/winemaker) poured for me and said this was the vintage he's proudest of.
Author Brenda
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 96.503%
Tasted On 03/11/2013
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Author Ish Wine Cellar
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 95.238%
Tasted On 11/12/2011
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Author Eduardo H
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 94.118%
Tasted On 08/01/2011
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Author Borgen Chris
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 100%
Tasted On 05/09/2011

Earth, oak, and graphite bursts out of glass. Sweet oaky vanilla that lasts moderately. Great aftertaste.

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Author BORDEAUXLICIOUS
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 92.188%
Tasted On 06/09/2010

The pinacle for California C/S, the balance of flavors,acidity and tannin was excellent,an abundance of intense dark fruit, full bodied and dense with great mouthfeel and a lingering finish.

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Author Miguel L
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Site / Blog   Trust Rating 100%
Tasted On 04/07/2009
Drink Dates 2008-2018

A "Back from Bordeaux" bottle, decanted and enjoyed 2 hours at home. Rich, ripe, dark and delicious. Nose is black fruit and cedar - not vanilla or cloyingly sweet, just succulent and juicy. The 15.2% alcohol is not very apparent, things are balanced at a high level, and more years will continue to integrate the great fruit and not-dominant oak spice in the bottle. It drinks well no matter when you open it. Fresh, well structured and long. A great 100% cabernet.

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