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Caymus Vineyards, Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon

Napa Valley, CA

Nose: The Caymus 2021 Cabernet Sauvignon opens with a captivating and expressive nose. Aromas of ripe blackberries, dark cherries, and cassis immediately take center stage, followed by subtle hints of vanilla, sweet tobacco, and a touch cocoa, along with slight undertones of cedar and baking spices . The bouquet is both powerful and inviting, promising a depth of flavors to come.

Palate: On the palate, this Cabernet Sauvignon showcases the classic richness and intensity for which Caymus is renowned. Bold and velvety, the wine reveals luscious dark fruit flavors, including blackberry, black cherry, and plum, complemented by layers of dark chocolate, espresso, and a touch of oak. The palate is opulent, yet impeccably balanced, with well-integrated tannins providing a smooth and velvety mouthfeel, enhancing its overall complexity and depth.

Finish: The finish of the Caymus Cabernet Sauvignon is long and satisfying, with lingering notes of dark fruit, chocolate, and a hint of spice. The fine-grained tannins and well-integrated acidity ensure a refined and elegant conclusion, leaving a lasting impression of richness and balance.

Food Pairing: This Caymus Cabernet Sauvignon is a perfect match for rich and savory dishes. Pair it with a perfectly grilled ribeye steak, a classic beef Wellington, or a vegetarian eggplant Parmesan. Its robust structure also complements aged cheeses, such as cheddar, Gouda or blue cheese.

Overall: The Caymus 2021 Cabernet Sauvignon is a stellar example of Napa Valley winemaking, offering a complex and richly textured wine experience. With its expressive nose, full-bodied palate, and lingering finish, it is a superb choice for both special occasions and refined everyday enjoyment. Whether paired with food or savored on its own, this Cabernet Sauvignon delivers depth, elegance, and memorable flavors.

Caymus Vineyards, Cabernet Sauvignon
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