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Caymus Special Select 2003

Winemaker's Notes:

'Top 10 Cabernets of the Year (2006)' and 92 points, Wine News: Forward, expressive aromas of ripe cassis, blackberry, dried lavender, vanilla and dark-roasted coffee bean show through after initial high-char oak dissipates. Rich and supple on the palate with medium-full tannins and complex flavors of dark berries and cassis accented by hints of eucalyptus and creamy oak; long close. (Dec 2006/Jan 2007)

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

External Reviews for Caymus Special Select

External Review
Source: Luxurious Drinks
08/18/2012

Luxurious Drinks offers you: Wine - red - 2003 - Caymus Cabernet Sauvignon Special Selection - USA - Region: California - Apellation: Napa Valley - Cabernet Sauvignon - 750 ml.


External Review
Source: Luxurious Drinks
09/26/2013

Red wine - 2003 - Caymus Cabernet Sauvignon Special Selection - USA - Region: California - Apellation: Napa Valley - Cabernet Sauvignon - 750 ml.


External Review
Source: Shop Wine Direct
01/17/2009

Wine Advocate ReviewThe 2003 Cabernet Sauvignon Special Selection offers up scents of licorice, black currants, spice box, and a hint of flowers. This deep, full-bodied, chunky 2003 should last for 13-15 years.


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
11/08/2010

The 2003 Cabernet Sauvignon Special Selection offers up scents of licorice, black currants, spice box, and a hint of flowers. This deep, full-bodied, chunky 2003 should last for 13-15 years. Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from California in USA. 2003 Caymus Cabernet Sauvignon Special Selection 750ml



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'Top 10 Cabernets of the Year (2006)' and 92 points, Wine News: Forward, expressive aromas of ripe cassis, blackberry, dried lavender, vanilla and dark-roasted coffee bean show through after initial high-char oak dissipates. Rich and supple on the palate with medium-full tannins and complex flavors of dark berries and cassis accented by hints of eucalyptus and creamy oak; long close. (Dec 2006/Jan 2007)

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