I just experienced this wine at a restaurant and I was amazed how much flavor was packed in this wine. I am use to dry SBs, but this had the perfect balance, very little sweetness with an explosion of flavor, a floral bouquet if you may.
You can really taste the blend of SB and Chardonnay and how it brings the best of both worlds together. For the price (low-mid 20s) it almost can't be beat. Conundrum is almost always a winner and this vintage is no different.
Fruity but not too sweet. More complex than the average SB with a moderately-long finish.
Dining with friends at the Delano on Collins Ave, I was asked to select a wine. We needed a white. This was the first time I had seen Conundrum on a menu since 1990. It was served with salmon at "Cellar In The Sky", New York city. On this wine carte the 2004 vintage was offered at $60. Not bad especially in this setting. The cap was un-screwed-surprise! The wine was delicious! Everything I thought I remembered about it and more. My friends loved it and complimented me on a selection they never would have made. Thank you Caymus.
Don't let the screw off top fool you. This is a wonderful medium bodied wine that goes great w/ seafood, poultry or simply all by itself. I discovered this wine while on business in Michigan. It was recommended by the waiter as a nice pairing w/ the salmon I ordered for dinner. Much more rich flavor that most whites, but not as fruity. A much better choice over Chardonnay.
Roy's and Truluck's 2006
While it is no longer made at Caymus, Conundrum has created quite a cult following in the yuppie crowd. And with good reason as it is very tasty. It is a delicious blend (like most Caymus wines), and always reliable.
You'll never go wrong with this one; proof that blends outshine single varietals
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