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  • Country ranking ?

    441
  • Producer ranking ?

    31
  • Decanting time

    2h
  • When to drink

    2020-2035
  • 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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Wine Information

The harvest in 2008 was very different from the norm in Napa Valley. Mother Nature turned the year into a real thriller, which held producers in its grip from the start all the way until harvest time.

The year began in stormy conditions: the valley was buffeted by downpours and storm winds. These then gave way to an agonisingly long dry period. The spring’s rainfall only reached 60 per cent of the average, and went down in history as one o...

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Latest Pro-tasting notes

<10 tasting notes

Tasting note

color

Ruby red

ending

Lingering

flavors

Blackberry, Blackcurrant, Blueberry and Plum

nose

Seductive

taste

Full-bodied, Vigor and Ripe

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Origin

California, Napa Valley
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