Caymus Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2021
About Caymus Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2021
The Caymus Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2021 is a product of the Wagner Family of Wine, a lineage that traverses the history of the Napa Valley wine industry. Since its establishment in 1972, Caymus has focused their efforts exclusively on this varietal, producing one of the most sought-after Cabernet Sauvignons worldwide.
What makes the Caymus Cabernet unique is the family's distinctive approach to winemaking, which includes meticulous selection of grapes and an innovative barrel-aging process. The 2021 vintage, notable for its richness, velvety texture, and nuanced complexity, is a testament to the Wagner family's unwavering dedication to quality and consistency.
This wine holds a special appeal for those who value the classic characteristics of Cabernet – structure, depth, and a capacity for long aging – blended masterfully with the supple richness that's signature Caymus. It is indeed a fine example of Napa Valley's robust and sophisticated Cabernet, with a legacy worth savoring.
The Caymus Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2021 opens with a ripe, generously aromatic Nose that suggests blackberries, cassis, and hints of mocha. The varietal's presence is further confirmed by the palate - robust, fulfilling bursting with dark fruits, and layered over with notes of chocolate, spice, and supple leather. The finish is lingering and velvety, with gentle layers of ripe tannins and echoes of dark chocolate, creating a fine balance between richness and complexity.
- Classic Steak: The robust and earthy flavors of the wine make it a perfect match for a grilled steak, where its tannic richness can complement the hearty meat flavors.
- Roasted Lamb: The wine's dark fruit character enhances the mildly sweet flavors associated with roasted lamb, heightening the overall dining experience.
- Pasta with Tomato Sauce: The acidity and fruit-forward profile of the wine pairs superbly with the rich, tangy flavors of a classic tomato-based pasta dish.
Produced from 100% Cabernet Sauvignon grapes, Caymus adheres to an extensive selection process, sourcing the best and ripest fruit from diverse vineyards across Napa Valley. The peak ripeness ensures concentrated, flamboyant flavors and high natural acidity in the berries.
Following fermentation, the wine undergoes an innovative barrel-aging process, with a 12-month aging in American oak barrels, imbuing the wine with spicy hints and a distinctive character. Another notable feature is Caymus' nuanced blending technique, showcasing layered flavors with the ability to evolve over a long period.
Thus, with the Caymus Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2021, you savor not just a distinguished wine but an intimate portrayal of the region's richest flavors and the Wagner family's viniculture legacy.
750ml & 27.8 Proof
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