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1987 Caymus

Special Selection Cabernet
Personally picked from a local cellar, the wine was purchased upon release. M.B.
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The Special Selection Cabernet Sauvignon, which spends significant time in oak, can be one of California's most riveting wines. First made in 1975, there have been some exceptionally concentrated, powerful wines that are still young and evolving (i.e, the 1978, 1976, and 1975). The decade of the eighties produced less profound Special Selection Cabernet Sauvignons, with the exception of the 1984 and 1985. Since then, the wine has moved to less of a blockbuster style, with the emphasis on more elegance, without sacrificing the wine's richness and intensity. I have not tasted the 1989 Special Selection, but both the 1988 and 1987 Special Selection Cabernet Sauvignons are noticeably lighter and less intense than previous vintages. Nevertheless, the 1987 is still an excellent wine with its rich, oaky, cassis and spicy nose, creamy-textured, medium to full-bodied flavors, and moderately long finish. I would drink the 1987 over the next 7-10 years.. —Robert Parker  89 "

Item: Wine-269184
Year: 1987
Producer: Caymus
Designation: Special Selection
Varietal: Cabernet
Region: Napa, California
Wine Advocate: 89



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