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2001 Caymus Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley

  • 92 WS
  • Variety
    Cabernet Sauvignon

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SKU: 45752-2001-750

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  • Wine Spectator | Rating: 92

    A stylish wine with layers of rich, polished Cabernet fruit and a chorus of currant, herb and black cherry accompanied by pretty smoke and toasty oak. The long, soothing, complex aftertaste keeps pumping out the flavors. 24,000 cases made.
    Author: James Laube
  • Self | Rating: 91

    Author: Eduardo H
  • Self | Rating: 92

    Author: Danny L
  • Self | Rating: 92

    Author: Juan K
  • Self | Rating: 95

    Author: Howard R
  • Self | Rating: 93

    Drink Dates: 2011
    Author: ThomasCamplin
  • Self | Rating: 92

    Drank with Brant Adornato prior to Law exam results. The first wine was Piedra Hill Purple lable. Full body, great color! The wine had great fruit that stayed with me for 4 to 5 seconds after the finish. The Caymus napa was equal to the task but had more oak (real wood). The vanilla was no longer in the flavor profile but was still enjoyable! Both age worthly and could last another two to three years.
    Drink Dates: 2010-2013
    Author: Bryon
  • Self | Rating: 93

    Great wine. Good flavor with years to go.
    Drink Dates: 2013
    Author: Ed K994
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    Author: Terry R1989
  • Self | Rating: 94

    Very good and stills improve within 1-2yrs more. HAs the classic dense, dark and delicious color and fruit, blackcurrant that makes Caymus unique.
    Drink Dates: 2009-2016
    Author: Jito72
Caymus Vineyards was founded in 1972 by the Wagner family in Napa Valley's Rutherford district. The Wagners originally immigrated to the San Francisco Bay area from Alsace in the late 1880s. The winery produces both a Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon and since 1975, a Special Selection Cabernet Sauvignon, differentiated by superior fruit and additional barrel aging. The name, Caymus, has dual origins: it is both the name of a subgroup of Mishewal-Wappo Indians that lived near the present-day Yountville, and the name of the Mexican land grant known as Rancho Caymus, given to George Yount in 1836, which eventually became the town of Rutherford. The winery maintains 60 acres of Estate Cabernet Sauvignon as well as buys grapes from select Napa Valley growers. The Wagners' goal is to create a balanced wine that is approachable at release, but will improve with bottle age. Caymus takes great care in its vineyard maintenance, farming each block according to the specific needs of its soil type, climate, slope and orientation. The vines are also thinned in order to concentrate the flavor and structure within the grapes. Caymus also produces a white blend called Conundrum, and other small production varietal offerings.

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Collector Data For This Wine

  • 1454 bottles owned
  • 317 collectors
  • Average collector rating: 93
    (Out of 317 collectors)