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2008 Kamen Cabernet Sauvignon Sonoma Valley
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92(+?) Points | International Wine Cellar , May/June 2011

Moderately saturated bright ruby.  Punchy aromas and flavors of cassis, blueberry, licorice, bitter chocolate and crushed rock.  Suave in texture and light on its feet, with firm acidity and a strong rocky minerality contributing to the impression of inner-mouth energy.  Conveys a strong impression of site character.  Showing well, but this will need time to fill out.  These biodynamically farmed vines yielded barely two tons per acre of fruit in 2008, noted winemaker Mark Herold.

90 Points | Wine Spectator
93 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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What a Cabernet Should Be
05/29/2012
by Matlock 14106597
Worth the price. Just sensational. Thoroughly enjoyed it.
gumdoc
04/13/2012
by abelson13861784
2008 kamen is very good. 2007 probably better.
I would not recommend 2008 Kamen Cab
01/21/2013
by Pinotage227306
Very little nose and left a bitter after taste definately not worth the price

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