This Napa Valley take on a Bordeaux blend is still dominated by Cabernet Sauvignon followed by Merlot and trace amounts of the remaining Bordeaux varietals. The "Claret" is an elegant wine that's silky and a nicely textured red offering notes of ripe black cherries, currants, and assorted tobacco notes that are well balanced with the fruit.
94 POINTS, The Wine Advocate. "The 2018 Claret features blackcurrant aromas with accents of peppercorn, bacon, cedar, thyme and lavender. Full-bodied, its powerful, concentrated fruits are supported by finely grained tannins, and it has a long, still youthfully coiled finish. It will continue to unfold for several more years in bottle."
Caymus has a signature style that is dark in color, with rich fruit and ripe, velvety tannins – as approachable in youth as in maturity. We farm Cabernet grapes in eight of Napa’s 16 sub-appellations, with diversification enabling us to...
Beautifully complex with wonderful depth of fruit and woody spice. Classic Bordeaux with dusty earth and freshness. We love the cocoa and cedar this wine brings to the table. A perfect complement to your next dinner party.
A tiny property (for Bordeaux standards) established in the 19th century in the heart of the Margaux appellation. This family domaine bucks the high commerce and commercial trends in Bordeaux. They do not deal with negociants, who re-sell wines the...