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  • Country ranking ?

    383
  • Producer ranking ?

    20
  • Decanting time

    1h
  • When to drink

    Now
  • Food Pairing

    Game

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The Story

The Wagners produced their first Cabernet Sauvignon – “Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon” -- from the 1972 vintage.  Their first Special Selection, from outstanding Cabernet Sauvignon lots given extended barrel aging, was made from the 1975 vintage.

The Wagners’ 60 acres of estate vineyard remain at the core of Caymus Cabernet Sauvignon, but Chuck Wagner believes that much is gained in complexity and layering of flavors by not restricting frui...

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The Caymus Special Selection was an iconic wine in Napa during the 1980s, as it reflected the classic expression of the Napa Valley Cabernets. Thanks to the Wagner’s great contacts with the growers of the region, they have been able to get the best fruit in their highly respected wines. Over the last decade the hype surrounding the Caymus wines has subsided. However, the quality is still high and their Special Selection is a great wine that de...

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California, Napa Valley
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