Caymus Vineyards

Special Selection Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

9.361 ratings
9.55 pro ratings
Napa Valley, California, USA
Cabernet Sauvignon
Onion, Shallot, Garlic, Pasta, Venison, Tomato-Based, Potato, Pork, Chocolate & Caramel, White Rice, Mushrooms, Beef, Lamb, Chili & Hot Spicy
Top Notes For
Sipping Fine Wine

Dark Ruby with aromas of rich berry fruit and hints floral and earthy spice. On the palate youthful flavors of cherry, plum and sweet blackberry preserves with complex zesty notes of cacao, spice, forest floor and rich oak. Silky supple tannins, great balance with acidity, long finish, outstanding mouthfeel, ending with oak, mineral and spice notes. WOW! Tasting Sample!

Dark Ruby with aromas of rich berry fruit and hints floral and earthy spice. On the palate youthful flavors of cherry, plum and sweet blackberry preserves with complex zesty notes of cacao, spice, forest floor and rich oak. Silky supple tannins, great balance with acidity, long finish, outstanding mouthfeel, ending with oak, mineral and spice notes. WOW! Tasting Sample!

Dec 11th, 2019
Dr. Owen Bargreen

The 2015 Caymus ‘Special Selection’ Cabernet Sauvignon is an epic follow-up to the exceedingly good 2014 edition of this wine. The wine shows considerably better following a two hour decant. An inky, glass-staining purple color with a core resembling a black hole, this massive wine begins with aromas reminiscent of creme de cassis, dark chocolate shavings, graphite, blueberry compote and licorice candy. The fruit weight that engulfs the mid-palate exudes decadence. Mouth-watering acidity alongside black tea, Black Forest Cake and creme de cassis flavors with lighter earthy undertones all entice the senses on the palate. While obviously not for the weary, this gorgeous wine is impossible to resist now and will provide drinking enjoyment over the next two decades. Drink 2020-2040- 97

The 2015 Caymus ‘Special Selection’ Cabernet Sauvignon is an epic follow-up to the exceedingly good 2014 edition of this wine. The wine shows considerably better following a two hour decant. An inky, glass-staining purple color with a core resembling a black hole, this massive wine begins with aromas reminiscent of creme de cassis, dark chocolate shavings, graphite, blueberry compote and licorice candy. The fruit weight that engulfs the mid-palate exudes decadence. Mouth-watering acidity alongside black tea, Black Forest Cake and creme de cassis flavors with lighter earthy undertones all entice the senses on the palate. While obviously not for the weary, this gorgeous wine is impossible to resist now and will provide drinking enjoyment over the next two decades. Drink 2020-2040- 97

Feb 14th, 2019
Janae Sharp

Great vintage

Great vintage

Nov 16th, 2020
Joe Flo

😋😋

😋😋

Oct 18th, 2020
Paul Reynolds

Enjoyed on father day with the Ekstroms . The feel was like velvet - almost viscous in density. The taste was lavender an and ripe. Amazing.

Enjoyed on father day with the Ekstroms . The feel was like velvet - almost viscous in density. The taste was lavender an and ripe. Amazing.

Jun 22nd, 2020
Laith A

Stunning wine!! Needs a good decant but incredibly great fruit profile with sweet tannins!!

Stunning wine!! Needs a good decant but incredibly great fruit profile with sweet tannins!!

Jun 14th, 2020
Mr M
8.9

It still has some time on it, maybe a couple more years would do good.

It still has some time on it, maybe a couple more years would do good.

May 30th, 2020
Joe Flo

Yummy

Yummy

May 25th, 2020
Skip Smyser

Fine Wine 🍷With all their quirks, Caymus continues to make a fine Cabernet.nice tannins and ohhh does it linger on the pallet

Fine Wine 🍷With all their quirks, Caymus continues to make a fine Cabernet.nice tannins and ohhh does it linger on the pallet

Mar 11th, 2020
Jason Schick

Jammy beginning with a pleasantly peppery finish. Overall very smooth. Medium body.

Jammy beginning with a pleasantly peppery finish. Overall very smooth. Medium body.

Feb 15th, 2020