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Caymus Special Select 1986

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Caymus Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley Special Selection 1986

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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External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
03/31/2012

In the blind tasting, I first thought this was a Spanish wine given the intense, pain grillee, toasty oak, and vanilla aromas. After ten minutes some of the oak dissipated, allowing the wines flamboyant blackcurrant fruit to emerge. Full-bodied, exc... Robert Parkers Wine Advocate. A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from California in USA. 1986 Caymus Cabernet Sauvignon Special Selection 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
04/04/2011

...intense, pain grillee, toasty oak, and vanilla aromas. After ten minutes some of the oak dissipated, allowing the wine's flamboyant blackcurrant fruit to emerge. Full-bodied, exceptionally concentrated, with a seamless, velvety texture, and a marv... Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from California in USA. 1986 Caymus Cabernet Sauvignon Special Selection 750ml



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