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Caymus Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley Special Selection 1982

Member Review by jkieserca:

They wine showed promise on opening. Color was slightly mahogany. After decanting the nose improved and there were great expectations. Unfortunately the wine was quite faded on the palette, the acids had gone along with the tanins. A little disappointing - should have drunk it 10 years ago.

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Caymus Vineyards:
Caymus Vineyards was founded in 1972 by Charles F. (Charlie) Wagner, Lorna Belle Glos Wagner and their son Charles J. (Chuck) Wagner on the family's Rutherford property. The Wagners produced their first Cabernet Sauvignon from the 1972 vintage. Their first Special Selection - from outstanding Cabernet Sauvignon lots  - was made from the 1975 vintage. Caymus has made Napa Valley Cabe... Read more
Caymus Vineyards was founded in 1972 by Charles F. (Charlie) Wagner, Lorna Belle Glos Wagner and their son Charles J. (Chuck) Wagner on the family's Rutherford property. The Wagners produced their first Cabernet Sauvignon from the 1972 vintage. Their first Special Selection - from outstanding Cabernet Sauvignon lots  - was made from the 1975 vintage. Caymus has made Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon every year since its founding, and now focuses entirely on this variety. Read less

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Snooth User: jkieserca
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06/14/2008

They wine showed promise on opening. Color was slightly mahogany. After decanting the nose improved and there were great expectations. Unfortunately the wine was quite faded on the palette, the acids had gone along with the tanins. A little disappointing - should have drunk it 10 years ago.


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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
01/02/2011

Few wineries in the world can boast such an enviable record of consistent excellence as that of Caymus. Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from California in USA. 1982 Caymus Cabernet Sauvignon Special Selection 750ml




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