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Caymus "Special Selection" Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Was 2006

Winemaker's Notes:

2006 Caymus Special Selection Cabernet Sauvignon 94ptsWS "Firm, intense and well-structured, with a mix of spicy oak, red and black currant, mineral, sage and dusty berry. Turns elegant and refined, yet shows a sturdy backbone on the finish. Best from 2009 through 2014." -JL92-94ptsRP "A barrel sample of the 2005 Cabernet Sauvignon Special Selection offers terrific fruit intensity and purity, a more laid-back style, a meaty, chewy texture, and impressive opulence as well as length. It should evolve for 10-15 years." RP"Caymus' Special Selection bottling was first produced in 1975, and every vintage since the original rendition of the wine has stayed true to its name. Favored grape clusters from individual blocks are set aside for Special Selection. The wine is 100% Cabernet Sauvignon, aged in French oak barrels. Special Selection has long been a favorite of mine, being one of those wines that is difficult to describe; you just like it." Gerald D. BoydThis is a California Wine

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 Selection" Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Was

External Review
Source: kybecca
05/22/2009

Caymus\'s \'high end\' Cabernet. A rich and dense Cabernet. 94 Points from Wine Spectator.


External Review
Source: Luxurious Drinks
09/26/2013

Red wine - 2006 - 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 Spectator ReviewRated 92-94Ripe, spicy, fleshy and intense, with a rich mix of earthy, loamy currant, herb and black cherry fruit that's focused and persistent.Wine Tasting NotesDeep, almost purple crimson color. Concentrated aromas of cassis and plum lead to flavors of dark berry fruits, ripe currant and cocoa, framed by a slightly toasty oak. This incredibly rich and full-bodied wine shows well-structured, silky tannins and a long, velvety finish.


External Review
Source: Luxurious Drinks
08/18/2012

Luxurious Drinks offers you: Wine - red - 2006 - Caymus Cabernet Sauvignon Special Selection - USA - Region: California - Apellation: Napa Valley - Cabernet Sauvignon - 750 ml.


External Review
Source: CityWineCellar.com
10/15/2009

94 Points - Wine Spectator Complex, riveting aromas of spice, cola and sassafras join wild berry, spice, black cherry and sage notes in this full-bodied, intensely flavored, tightly focused and very persistent display of fruit that's long and lingering. Drink now through 2017.


External Review
Source: CityWineCellar.com
04/12/2011

94 Points - Wine SpectatorComplex, riveting aromas of spice, cola and sassafras join wild berry, spice, black cherry and sage notes in this full-bodied, intensely flavored, tightly focused and very p



2006 Caymus Special Selection Cabernet Sauvignon 94ptsWS "Firm, intense and well-structured, with a mix of spicy oak, red and black currant, mineral, sage and dusty berry. Turns elegant and refined, yet shows a sturdy backbone on the finish. Best from 2009 through 2014." -JL92-94ptsRP "A barrel sample of the 2005 Cabernet Sauvignon Special Selection offers terrific fruit intensity and purity, a more laid-back style, a meaty, chewy texture, and impressive opulence as well as length. It should evolve for 10-15 years." RP"Caymus' Special Selection bottling was first produced in 1975, and every vintage since the original rendition of the wine has stayed true to its name. Favored grape clusters from individual blocks are set aside for Special Selection. The wine is 100% Cabernet Sauvignon, aged in French oak barrels. Special Selection has long been a favorite of mine, being one of those wines that is difficult to describe; you just like it." Gerald D. BoydThis is a California Wine

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