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Caymus Special Selection Cabernet Sauvignon 2009

Caymus Special Selection Cabernet Sauvignon 2009

Vintage:

2009

Ratings:

93 Points by Wine Spectator

Acclaim:

Caymus Vineyards produces two Cabernets Sauvignons -- a "Napa Valley" and the venerable "Special Selection." Both Cabernet bottlings have aromas and flavors which can only be achieved through "hang time" ? a technique which chances the loss of crop if early winter sets in. Leaving the fruit to "hang" on the vine unusually long develops suppleness, increases color, and matures the tannins of the grapes. The wines are abundant in textural tannins yet soft as velvet. Crop thinning, allowing measured sunlight to reach the vine's fruit zone, and waiting for increased ripeness are all part of our viticultural practices. Caymus Cabernets offer a wide array of aromas and flavors including cocoa, cassis and vanilla.

Tasting Notes:

So delicious now, you can hardly keep your hands off it. Blackberry tart, ripe blueberry, cassis, milk chocolate, licorice and sweet, smoky cedar flavors flood the mouth, dramatically huge and memorable, and lasting long into the finish. The tannins are obvious, but sweetly ripe and soft.

Blend:

About 86% Cabernet Sauvignon and 14% Merlot.

Cellaring:

Drink now through 2020.

Caymus Special Selection Cabernet Sauvignon 2009 in Handcrafted Burlwood Box

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A bottle of Caymus Special Selection Cabernet Sauvignon 2009 will arrive in a stunning lacquered burlwood box handmade to the highest standards of craftsmanship. Designed to hold a 750 ml bottle of wine, the burlwood box makes a tasteful decorative accent to the home or office, and a memorable way to present a bottle of one of the world's most celebrated wines.

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Caymus Special Selection Cabernet Sauvignon 2009

Caymus Special Selection Cabernet Sauvignon 2009

Vintage:

2009

Ratings:

93 Points by Wine Spectator

Acclaim:

Caymus Vineyards produces two Cabernets Sauvignons -- a "Napa Valley" and the venerable "Special Selection." Both Cabernet bottlings have aromas and flavors which can only be achieved through "hang time" ? a technique which chances the loss of crop if early winter sets in. Leaving the fruit to "hang" on the vine unusually long develops suppleness, increases color, and matures the tannins of the grapes. The wines are abundant in textural tannins yet soft as velvet. Crop thinning, allowing measured sunlight to reach the vine's fruit zone, and waiting for increased ripeness are all part of our viticultural practices. Caymus Cabernets offer a wide array of aromas and flavors including cocoa, cassis and vanilla.

Tasting Notes:

So delicious now, you can hardly keep your hands off it. Blackberry tart, ripe blueberry, cassis, milk chocolate, licorice and sweet, smoky cedar flavors flood the mouth, dramatically huge and memorable, and lasting long into the finish. The tannins are obvious, but sweetly ripe and soft.

Blend:

About 86% Cabernet Sauvignon and 14% Merlot.

Cellaring:

Drink now through 2020.

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