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2010 Kosta Browne Pinot Noir Russian River Valley

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7/29/2015 - mmcdds Likes this wine: 90 points

I was going to give this a negative review because shortly after opening I found it to be hollow and flat, but after about 2 1/2 hours of air, it opened nicely displaying rich, peppery red fruit, Asian spice and abit of earth. In this bottle there really were little to no tannins to speak of and the fairly low acidity left the midpalate feeling abit hollow. While I usually like my PN with 6 or more years on it to mellow the fruit, I'm not sure that I didn't enjoy this more a couple of years ago when the fruit was brighter, but all in all this was quite delightful.

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2010 Kosta Browne Pinot Noir Russian River Valley

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7/29/2015 - brianngibson wrote: 93 points

Consistent with prior notes.

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2011 Kosta Browne Pinot Noir Santa Lucia Highlands

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7/29/2015 - Arch57 Likes this wine: NR

I'm a big fan of KB wines since 2005 but not sure the Single Vineyard bottles are different enough to justify the higher price. Drank this with friends at the end of a dinner party and it was a crowd pleaser as usual. No formal notes and score because I only had a glass without time for "analysis".

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2011 Kosta Browne Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast

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7/28/2015 - Sauvyfan Likes this wine: 93 points

solid spice lies beneath a gorgeous red berry driven nose. Quality that is worth the price.

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2011 Kosta Browne Pinot Noir Kanzler Vineyard

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7/28/2015 - Double D wrote: 94 points

Reliably great PN, drinkable now, nice balance between red and blue fruits...not one of the over extracted PN's that are getting more common in Sonoma.

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2013 Kosta Browne Pinot Noir Russian River Valley

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7/27/2015 - mreinitz wrote: 91 points

This seemed big and concentrated to me even for kosta Browne - perhaps because it is young. Rich cherry flavor mixes with some cola and soft oak on the mid palate. Tastes good but it could use some time to mellow out.

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2010 Kosta Browne Pinot Noir Russian River Valley

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7/25/2015 - pjhr Likes this wine: 92 points

Similar tasting notes to previous bottle.

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2012 Kosta Browne Chardonnay One Sixteen

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7/25/2015 - Cullens wrote: 92 points

Oil and oak - a nice thick wine that is ready fro food.

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2012 Kosta Browne Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast

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7/24/2015 - Anonymous Likes this wine: NR

Pop and pour. I must admit, I was surprised how well balanced this bottling showed right out of the gate. No doubt this is a young wine but no reason to not share now amongst family and good friends...

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2012 Kosta Browne Pinot Noir Russian River Valley

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7/24/2015 - clmtgr Likes this wine: 92 points

Always a favorite of ours. Again did not dissappoint. My favorite Pinot.

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2013 Kosta Browne Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast

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7/24/2015 - ewasowicz wrote: 97 points

Nose: raisins, strawberries, just really great
Taste: verrrry smooth, strawberries, cherries oh my this is good. Long finish.

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2011 Kosta Browne Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast

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7/23/2015 - jlgnml wrote: 89 points

Extremely light color and light nose, strawberry dominate flavor, weak year for PN. Drink up.

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2012 Kosta Browne Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast

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7/23/2015 - yasha Likes this wine: 93 points

great wine, next one open in a couple years

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2009 Kosta Browne Pinot Noir Russian River Valley

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7/22/2015 - JohnnyShiraz Likes this wine: 93 points

14.6% ABV, WS 91, ST 91, CG 90, JS 90

Tannins are completely smooth; drink at this beautiful point.

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2011 Kosta Browne Pinot Noir Santa Lucia Highlands

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7/21/2015 - winepog wrote: 89 points

This was good. It needed time to settle down and decant, so the second glass was better. These wines are big. Huge.

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2011 Kosta Browne Pinot Noir Garys' Vineyard

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7/20/2015 - Schiffy Likes this wine: 92 points

Seemless cherry and raspberry fruit is nicely integrated with a silky spice finish. Delicious and a finish that goes on and on. Decant for at least an hour. Classic Kosta Browne despite difficult vintage.

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2004 Kosta Browne Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast

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7/20/2015 - Meerlust wrote: 86 points

Light red center with orange tint throughout. The nose is ripe and full of dark cherry, raspberry, maple, and floral components. On the palate, there is a touch of candied dark cherry, raspberry, and BBQ spice. Structurally, the acidity is apparent in this medium-bodied wine and the alcohol pokes through a little on the mid palate. The finish is long and ripe with dark cherry and raspberry. Overall, I probably waited too long on this one. In its youth, it was a big, ripe wine that fit together well, but at this point, the fruit has overtaken the structure creating a slightly flabby, candied profile.

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2012 Kosta Browne Chardonnay One Sixteen

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7/17/2015 - CADomer Likes this wine: 90 points

Nice. Minerality and soft citrus.

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2012 Kosta Browne Pinot Noir Russian River Valley

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7/20/2015 - gerdy411 Likes this wine: 91 points

40th Anniversary Party

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2012 Kosta Browne Chardonnay One Sixteen

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7/19/2015 - Prez Likes this wine: 92 points

Good balance. Buttery on the palate.

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2011 Kosta Browne Chardonnay One Sixteen

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7/18/2015 - Racer117 Likes this wine: 91 points

I've had a few glasses from multiple bottles of '11 and I remember them being big, bold, and almost too much. This bottle is much more reserved in a good way. There's still some caramel sweetness but the rest of the aromas and flavors are all in check: lemon, pineapple, vanilla, toasty oak. I really liked this bottle but at retail pricing, I probably would not purchase again.

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2009 Kosta Browne Pinot Noir Russian River Valley

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7/19/2015 - Monaco wrote: 87 points

Either my tastes are changing or I don't have enough experience with RRV pinots. Tasted like a flat glass of Cherry Coke. Not that there's anything wrong with it, but I much prefer the SC KB's I've had in the past.

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2013 Kosta Browne Chardonnay One Sixteen

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7/19/2015 - JohnnyShiraz Likes this wine: 92 points

14.8% ABV, 2,912 cases - WS 92, CG 92, V 90

A full-bodied Chard from Russian River. Wine Spectator says “drink now”.

“One Sixteen” is for Highway 116, aka The Gravenstein Highway, which runs near the seven vineyards sourced for this Chardonnay.

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2009 Kosta Browne Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast

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7/17/2015 - eeeeeradicator wrote: 94 points

This is really starting to grow up. The complexity is blowing through the sugar and alcohol that dominated it earlier. Mushroom, wood, leather, and forest aspects are coming through, balanced nicely with still-prominent fruit.

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2013 Kosta Browne Chardonnay One Sixteen

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7/16/2015 - johnh1001 wrote: 92 points

Fat, rich and ripe. Citrus oil and buttered popcorn. For me this was a slutty CA chard and was exactly what I wanted tonight.

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