Alcohol : 14,1%
Grape(s) : Pinot Noir
Localisation : Russian River Valley, Sonoma County, United States
Tasting Notes : Expressive red apple, raspberry, and pomegranate aromas excite alongside soft notes of lavender and spice. There is a lively texture, with a medium body and refined finish. Pristine.
92 Points Wilfred Wong of Wine.com : The 2019 Kosta Browne Russian River Valley Pinot Noir offers attractive and lasting textures on the palate. TASTING NOTES: This wine brings aromas and flavors of savory spices, sandalwood, black fruit, and oak to the fore. Enjoy it with an oven-roasted turkey topped with strips of bacon. (Tasted: May 18, 2021, San Francisco, CA)
92 Points Wine Spectator : There's good grip to the dark cherry and plum paste flavors that feature savory and dark chocolate accents, with a creamy texture on the firmly tannic finish, showing tapenade hints. Drink now through 2026
The Domain : Founded in 1997, Kosta Browne is one of North America’s most revered wineries, recognized for making some of the world’s finest Pinot Noirs and Chardonnays. Located in Sebastopol, Sonoma County, and guided by an acclaimed team that includes renowned Winemaker Julien Howsepian, Kosta Browne makes appellation and single-vineyard wines from the most coveted cool-climate vineyards across the Russian River Valley, Sonoma Coast, Anderson Valley, Sta. Rita Hills and Santa Lucia Highlands appellations. In addition to partnering with the finest growers in California, Kosta Browne has an estate program that features 170 acres of vineyards through ownership or long-term leases that includes the Cerise Vineyard in Anderson Valley, Keefer Vineyard in the Russian River Valley, and a prized section of the Gap’s Crown Vineyard on the Sonoma Coast. Kosta Browne has earned a place on Wine Spectator’s annual list of the world’s “Top 100 Wines” seven times since 2005, including “Wine of the Year” in 2011.