Caymus Conundrum White Blend California Wine 2007
2007 Caymus Conundrum shows an exceptional integration of these layers, with aromas of peach/apricot and honeysuckle; flavors of apricot, green melon and pear backed by notes of tropical fruit and spicy vanilla; a lush, creamy texture; and a crisp, balancing finish with lingering notes of citrus. The Caymus Conundrum California White Blend has gained a loyal following; appealing to wine critics and consumers alike. Still today, it is unlike any other white wine blend. True to its original intention, Conundrum is an exciting blend of different varieties from several viticultural areas of California (the exact blend is not revealed)This is a California Wine.
Conundrum has been on my radar to try for a year or so. Usually "white blends" aren't my style, as many seem unbalanced and lack the acidity I like. I finally bought a half-bottle to taste. It had a pretty golden color in the glass. I initially got some floral and spicy notes on the nose, it reminded me of a gewurtz, which is not typically a varietal I enjoy. The mouthfeel was a little viscous, tasted similar to the nose, some white flower and spice-again, reminding me of a lot of gewurtz. I couldn't find the breakdown of the varietals in this, but would be interested in finding out. ALthough it taste well-made and balanced with a smooth finish, it's still not my style and I wouldn't seek it out again. Plus the price seems a tad high for a blend.
Two and a half glasses
External Reviews for Caymus Conundrum White Blend California Wine
A Proprietary Blend wine from California in USA. 2007 Conundrum Wines Conundrum 750ml
Wine Tasting NotesPowerful aromas of green apple, tangerine zest and honeysuckle. Core flavors of apricot, melon, pear and light vanilla are beautifully balanced by the sparkling acidity of cirtus fruits. The lush, creamy, mouth-filling texture is heightened by powerful floral and bright tropical fruit notes and leads to a full, powerful finish. Conundrum is an excellent food wine that can be enjoyed with wide variety of international cuisines and a whole range of courses. from appetizers through dessert. To fully enjoy its aromas and flavors, the wine is best served slightly chilled.
Bursting with fragrant honeysuckle and jasmine, with ripe melon, peach, nectarine and honeycomb grace notes. Intensely flavored, with a refreshing acidity. Drink now. 92,000 cases made. -MW Wine Spectator. A Proprietary Blend wine from California in USA. 2007 Conundrum Wines Conundrum 375ml
Fine white wine- 2007 - Caymus Conundrum - USA - Region: California - Apellation: Napa Valley - Chardonnay blend - 750 ml.
Powerful aromas of green apple, tangerine zest and honeysuckle. Core flavors of apricot, melon, pear and light vanilla are beautifully balanced by the sparkling acidity of citrus fruits. The lush, creamy, mouth-filling texture is heightened by powerful floral and bright tropical fruit notes and leads to a full, powerful finish.
This white blend is a must-try for fans of full-bodied Chardonnay who are looking for something a little different. Flavors of ripe fruit and nuts abound here in an extraordinarily rich texture. It's just one more example of great winemaking from Caymus.
Gorgeous aromas of apricot, honeysuckle, and vanilla and lime zest enhance a deeply-flavored palate of tropical fruit, peach, pear and honeydew melon flavors. The complexity of this wine is brought into balance with a rich, round, soft texture; fresh, supportive acidity; and a stunning, satisfying finish.
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