Red

2009 Kosta Browne Pinot Noir Gap's Crown Vineyard

Pinot Noir

  • USA
  • > California
  • > Sonoma County
  • > Sonoma Coast
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Community Tasting Notes 37

  • mmcdds Likes this wine: (91 points)

    September 29, 2014 - For me, this in a good place today. Rich, dark red fruit, cola notes, underlying baking spice notes, some earthy tones and a little bit of white pepper on the longish finish. I like this one at just above cellar temperature, when it gets much warmer than that it starts to taste hot to me. Double decanted for about 1 1/2 hours.

  • Andrew H Likes this wine: (94 points)

    September 13, 2014 - One of the more enjoyable KBs I've had recently — seems to be a good time to drink. Heat has subsided (if ever there), a balance of cherry, red berries, some spice on finish.

  • jlgnml Likes this wine: (90 points)

    July 31, 2014 - Pleasant, smooth, very deep color.

  • bhof2121 Likes this wine: (93 points)

    July 10, 2014 - Very good. I continue to enjoy Kosta Browne.

  • mmurry Likes this wine: (93 points)

    May 14, 2014 - Cherry and cranberry on the nose, along with spice and wet earth, and some leather at the end. Rich and juicy on the palate, with cranberry and spice, some leather and earth, and a nice sour cherry finish.

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  • By Antonio Galloni
    The Best of Sonoma (Feb 2012) (link)

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  • By Gregory Walter
    Issue #73, 7/1/2011 (link)

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  • By Josh Raynolds
    May/June 2011, Issue #156 (link)

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  • By Richard Jennings
    6/18/2011 (link) 92 points

    (Kosta Browne Pinot Noir Gap's Crown Vineyard) Sandalwood, cedar, tart cherry nose; tasty, tart cherry, spice, sandalwood palate; needs 2-plus years; medium-plus finish

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2009
  • Type Red
  • Producer Kosta Browne
  • Varietal Pinot Noir
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard Gap's Crown Vineyard
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Sonoma County
  • Appellation Sonoma Coast

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 12 (1%)
  • In Cellars 1220 (69%)
  • Consumed 530 (30%)

Food Pairing

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Who Likes This Wine

100% Like It  19 votes