Caymus Cabernet Sauvignon 2008, Napa Valley

Cabernet Sauvignon Cabernet Sauvignon
California, Usa

$75.95 (222877)

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90 pts
6
April 16, 2011

Critic Reviews (4)

Julian Hitner
Julian Hitner

Exceptional follow-up to the exquisite ’07 vintage, the 2008 Caymus proves (once again) why this is one of the most...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This is crowd pleaser cabernet is gussied up with cosmetic vanilla/mocha, cinna-clove spice and licorice. It’s full...

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Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

Disappointing depth and intrigue at this price point. Opulent with sweet fruit, sugar plum, vanilla and dark...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Sweet, soft, tropical fruit salad flavoured, with loads of oak, vanilla and alcohol. Disappointing to say the least....

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Community Reviews (2)

Barbara D. Ritchie
Barbara D. Ritchie

This richly textured wine offers a full flight of dark plums, blackberries, red currants, black licorice, cola and mocha flavours. A touch of forest underbrush, cinnamon and cloves emerge in the lengthy finish. Considering the price point, cellar aging would help to add complexity.

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Bob Penney
Bob Penney

sickening sweet

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