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Caymus Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 Wine Review

Caymus Cabernet Sauvignon 2014

Caymus Cabernet Sauvignon 2014

Napa Valley, California, United States

Community Score:93/100

Community Reviews: 5

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Price: $103.95

Drink: 2016-2022

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.8%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Caymus

Agent: Andrew Peller Import Agency

Natalie's Score: 91/100

Blackberry pie on the nose and palate wrapped in smoke and toasty oak which imparts lots of dark chocolate and mocha aromas. This Californian Cabernet blend celebrated its 40th anniversary recently. The family has been farming in Napa Valley for five generations. The winemaker is Chuck Wagner. This fleshy, full-bodied and delicious Californian red wine is a cult classic. Pair with pepper steak.

Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: grilled New York strip loin, pork tenderloin, hamburger, hard cheese, grilled lamb chops.

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This Caymus Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 was reviewed on October 15, 2016 by Natalie MacLean

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Matt Steeves - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 94/100 with the following review:

Caymus' 2014 Napa Valley Cab Sauvignon is packed full of fleshy dark fruit, plum, cassis, baked goods, and smoky bacon notes - basically everything under the beautiful California sun. Just one of the many reasons why I love rich and concentrated Napa Cabernet. Deep and inky, with great concentration, the palate has tannic texture but is velvety smooth, a hallmark of Caymus Cabernet. In great vintages like 2014 this is what's achievable! If you enjoy fruity, rich and concentrated Napa Cabernet then this is the one for you! Tasted October 2016. 94 points. Matt Steeves - www.quercusvino.ca
Monique Sosa - Accredited Sommelier rated this wine as 93/100 with the following review:

Excitement in a glass! This wine pours with a deep dark inky ruby hue. Aromas are pronounced, complex and enticing with high notes of black plum, cassis jam, black tea, eucalyptus, cigar box, and baking spice (cinnamon, nutmeg, and anise). These notes repeat almost identically on the palate. Anise and jammy cassis linger on the longest. Acidity and tannins are velvety smooth while fruit concentration and length are all exquisitely balanced. Tasted Oct 2016. @sommsosa | bespoketastings.ca
Jane Staples - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

An opaque deep purple Cab Sauv from California's Napa Valley with sensuous jammy raspberry, blackberry and vanilla nose. The intensely flavoured palate gives rich raspberry pie with a touch of cognac and slight herbal mint. Dry with an elegant lingering finish. Great gift wine.
Tasted Oct. 2016
This Californian Cabernet blend celebrated its 40th anniversary recently. The family has been farming in Napa Valley for five generations. Chuck Wagner is the winemaker of this full-bodied blackberry pie, smoky, toasty wine with lots of dark chocolate and mocha aromas. A cult classic - pair with a rib roast. - Community Wine Reviews

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