Caymus Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 2012

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"In 1971 Charles F. (Charlie) Wagner and his wife Lorna Belle Glos Wagner asked their son Charles J. (Chuck) Wagner, who had just graduated from high school, if he would be interested in joining them in starting up a winery. If Chuck declined the offer, Charlie and Lorna were planning to sell out of their ranch in Napa Valley and move to Australia. Chuck accepted his parents’ offer to launch the winery, Caymus Vineyards. The Wagners produced their first vintage in 1972, consisting of 240 cases of Cabernet Sauvignon. Since then, Caymus has focused their efforts in the production of quality Cabernet Sauvignon. Today’s production is 65,000 cases. Caymus Vineyards remains 100% family-owned by the Wagners. Charlie, Lorna Belle, and Chuck worked together as a remarkable team for over 30 years building Caymus Cabernet. Today, Chuck, his two sons, Charlie and Joe, and one daughter, Jenny, have joined the family team. Farming grapes remain the priority with the family farming about 350 acres of choice Napa Valley land. The Wagners took the name Caymus from the Mexican land grant known as Rancho Caymus, given to George Yount in 1836, which encompassed what eventually became the town of Rutherford and much of the surrounding area." - Winery

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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

Member Reviews for Caymus Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley

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Snooth User: William Djubin
1464471626
4.50 5
Vintage: 2011 08/24/2014

The Bottle, the Cork, the richness of the view, and the bouquet on the Nose. (Bakers Chocolate, Smoke, Espresso Roast, Leather) Thank you Caymus Vineyards. your 2011 Caymus - 1st Class Bottle was enjoyed during a 3 hour dinner/ decanted. The host exclaimed Great Wine Period after his guest exclaimed Great Food Period. Thanks for sharing. William


Snooth User: gustavomgomes
1424895141
4.50 5
Vintage: 2011 01/16/2014

Four and a half glasses


Snooth User: Shawn Clifford
13274285
4.50 5
Vintage: 2004 02/07/2009

This is what a Napa Cabernet is supposed to taste like. A big, velvety cab, dark fruit flavors balanced with supple tannins and a nice touch of cedar.


Snooth User: donaldprouddad
75578555
0.00 5
Vintage: 2004 08/10/2013

Third shelf right


Snooth User: vinodimilos
15909879
2.50 5
Vintage: 2004 07/07/2009

Two and a half glasses


Snooth User: zminor
3691333
4.00 5
Vintage: 1998 11/29/2007

Four glasses


Snooth User: Solomon137
445160
4.00 5
Vintage: 1995 02/28/2008

Four glasses


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External Reviews for Caymus Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley

External Review
Vintage: 2011 10/04/2012

Aromas of sweet bing cherry and ripe, lush plum. The ripe fruit brings about abundant yet soft tannins.


External Review
Vintage: 2011 10/03/2013

On the palate, this Cabernet is rich with sweet, ripe tannins, expanding to a greater breadth of refined textures. The flavor profile includes dark chocolate, sweet tobacco, mocha, leather, brown spice, cedar, vanilla and sweet licorice. The stand out qualities of this wine are its balance, supple texture, approachable grip and earthy notes.


External Review
Source: Luxurious Drinks
Vintage: 2011 01/15/2014

Red wine 2011 Caymus Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon with a volume 75 cl from USA the region called California made from the grape Cabernet Sauvignon


External Review
Vintage: 2011 02/24/2014

More elegant and less muscular than the 2010, this new vintage of Caymus showcases the cedar, cinnamon and anise notes, with rich black fruit and firm tannins.


External Review
Source: Luxurious Drinks
Vintage: 2011 10/22/2014

Red wine 2011 Caymus Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon with a volume 75 cl from USA the region called California made from the grape Cabernet Sauvignon Free Shipping Insurance


External Review
Vintage: 2011 05/12/2014

A fleshy, showy youngster, putting ripe fruit and jazzy oak on display. An impressive 2011 that reverberates with ripe cherry, plum and currant notes that will be at their most appealing early on, as this veers toward dryer tannins on the finish. Drink now through 2020.


External Review
Source: We Speak Wine
Vintage: 2011 01/09/2014

Although tasty, the 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon Napa is slightly less intense and powerful compared to the 2010. It reveals supple tannins, abundant black fruit and spice notes, and an easy-drinking yet seriously endowed, medium to full-bodied personality. Drink it over the next decade.


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"In 1971 Charles F. (Charlie) Wagner and his wife Lorna Belle Glos Wagner asked their son Charles J. (Chuck) Wagner, who had just graduated from high school, if he would be interested in joining them in starting up a winery. If Chuck declined the offer, Charlie and Lorna were planning to sell out of their ranch in Napa Valley and move to Australia. Chuck accepted his parents’ offer to launch the winery, Caymus Vineyards. The Wagners produced their first vintage in 1972, consisting of 240 cases of Cabernet Sauvignon. Since then, Caymus has focused their efforts in the production of quality Cabernet Sauvignon. Today’s production is 65,000 cases. Caymus Vineyards remains 100% family-owned by the Wagners. Charlie, Lorna Belle, and Chuck worked together as a remarkable team for over 30 years building Caymus Cabernet. Today, Chuck, his two sons, Charlie and Joe, and one daughter, Jenny, have joined the family team. Farming grapes remain the priority with the family farming about 350 acres of choice Napa Valley land. The Wagners took the name Caymus from the Mexican land grant known as Rancho Caymus, given to George Yount in 1836, which encompassed what eventually became the town of Rutherford and much of the surrounding area." - Winery

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