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2008 Caymus Cabernet Sauvignon Special Select

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  • 98 James Suckling - Jamessuckling.com
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98

"This is mind-blowing on the nose with sweet tobacco, chocolate, cedar, cigar box, and licorice. Full-bodied and round with a bright and velvety tannin structure. Starts off slow, but then flies away. This is fabulous. Intense finish. Delicious today, but will be even better after 2013" -98 Points James Suckling

"The 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon Special Selection is the first example of this cuvee to include Merlot (about 14%) in the blend. The Merlot component has given the wine a cocoa/chocolate nuance to its black currant, licorice-infused fruit. The tannins are velvety soft and the wine is beautifully textured and full-bodied. It is ideal for drinking now and over the next 15 years. " -94 Points Robert Parker

"Beautifully crafted, rich, intense and powerful, yet supple, graceful and polished, offering a generous core of spicy blackberry, black licorice, wild berry and light cedary notes. Full-bodied and expressive, this is both approachable now and sure to improve for several years. Drink now through 2020. 15,618 cases made. JL" -94 points Wine Spectator

Product Detail

Item # 56020
Country United States
Region California
Sub-Region Napa
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98 - James Suckling - Jamessuckling.com

Vintage 2008
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Size 3l
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