Red

2012 Caymus Cabernet Sauvignon 40th Anniversary

Cabernet Sauvignon

  • USA
  • California
  • Napa Valley

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  • Yack Man Likes this wine: 90 points

    June 22, 2014 - As many have stated, you pretty much know what your are getting with Caymus, so..... If you don't like this style, don't drink it (no offense). I say, if you drink it now you should give it a long decant. There are certainly some very dominant quality / sensual aspects to this 2012 vintage, but I think it get better with some aging and the point score will ascend with time. 90 points for now.

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  • Crunge commented:

    6/22/14, 10:51 AM - I agree, you know what you're getting (or SHOULD be getting.) I've never had a bottle of Caymus I didn't like... until this one. Next time I try this, I'll give it a long decant and maybe some of the overpowering oak will dissipate.

  • Rktekt3 commented:

    6/27/14, 8:43 AM - I am not trying to hack on Yack here, but I don't see how a couple hour decant is going to help this out. I had some the first night and based my score on that. If I had based it on my second nights tasting, where the bottle had obviously breathed for a bit, my score would be lower then the 87. I'm just saying.

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