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

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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
4 for sale

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Source International Wine Cellar
Issue Issue 156
Author Pierre T184
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 96.121%
Tasted On 06/10/2015
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Author SamT
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 95.41%
Tasted On 05/10/2015
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Author Mike N296
Site / Blog Foodie Confidential Trust Rating 98.529%
Tasted On 04/06/2015

Light red fruit. A little acidic.

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Author Lawrence
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 98.667%
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 93.697%
Tasted On 01/25/2014
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Author G Wood
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 98.485%
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 91.346%
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 98.742%
Tasted On 05/06/2011
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