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2009 Kosta Browne - Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir - USA - California - Sonoma - Sonoma Coast - Red

USA - California - Sonoma - Sonoma Coast

Red Pinot Noir
Producer Notes

Kosta-Browne started its supersonic trek to celebrity status in 1997, when pals Dan Kosta and Michael Browne pooled their restaurant tips and purchased a half ton of Pinot Noir, a manual crusher-de-stemmer and a used barrel. Adding the business and investment-savy Chris Costello gave Kosta Browne the requisite resources to expand into the Pinot force they are today. Fruit is sourced from... More »

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Drink Dates
Comm: 2011-2018 VF: 2011-2019

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Source International Wine Cellar
Issue Issue 156
Author Mike N296
Site / Blog Foodie Confidential Trust Rating 97.727%
Tasted On 07/09/2014
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Author Lawrence
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 98.63%
Tasted On 05/16/2014
Drink Dates 2012-2018
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Author Frank K
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 95.833%
Tasted On 02/01/2014


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Author Southbound Union
Site / Blog  Trust Rating 93.525%
Tasted On 01/25/2014
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Author G Wood
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 98.413%
Tasted On 07/18/2013
Drink Dates 2013-2018

Lived up to it's reputation. Drank with best friends, winemakers from Paso Robles & Monterey vineyards. Had with Greek food and it was excellent

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Author Anon
Site / Blog Trust Rating 92.308%
Tasted On 09/06/2012
Drink Dates 2011-2018
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Author Pato
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Tasted On 11/22/2011
Drink Dates 2011-2018

Ripe and deeply flavored, concentrated and well-structured, this full-bodied red offers a complex mix of black cherry, wild berry and raspberry fruit that's pure and persistent, ending with a pebbly note and firm tannins. Drink now through 2018

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Author Keith
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 94.118%
Tasted On 06/25/2011

WS rating 95.

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Author warnblinker
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 99.153%
Tasted On 05/06/2011
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Author SamT
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 95.27%
Tasted On 02/28/2011

Aromatics: Focused cherry and ripe cranberry envelop the glass, followed by intense black plum, sage, and Herbs de Provence. In the background there is a dusting of cocoa, lavender and rose. On the palate: Dark red and blue fruits drive down the center of your palate and slowy melt into all areas of the mouth. Focused acidity and supportive tannins carry the rich dark fruit character towards the midpalate, followed by creamy black cherry and cranberry. The intense start is followed by a slow release of complex flavors and textures which lead to a long and lingering finish.

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