Caymus Special Selection Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 - Morton Williams
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Caymus Special Selection Cabernet Sauvignon 2013
SKU: 4822

Caymus Special Selection Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

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750ml
$249.99

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Category Red Wine
Varietal
Region California, Napa Valley
Brand Caymus
Alcohol/vol 14.9%
Caymus Special Selection is the flagship wine of the Wagner family and is comprised of the very best barrels of the vintage. This wine is not produced in difficult years. Caymus prides itself on producing wines that are as approachable in youth as well at maturity. 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.
Wine Spectator
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Designation Collectibles. This zeroes in on a rich, hedonistic core of wild berry, blackberry, plum and currant flavors, with a graceful, elegant mouthfeel and supple, caressing tannins. The long and powerful yet refined aftertaste keeps reverberating fruit generosity while maintaining Cabernet's strength of personality. Drink now through 2030. 21,249 cases made.

James Laube, October 15, 2016