Red

2008 Kosta Browne Pinot Noir Gap's Crown Vineyard

Pinot Noir

  • USA
  • California
  • Sonoma County
  • Sonoma Coast
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Community Tasting Notes 31

  • TwistedArmadillo Likes this wine: (92 points)

    April 24, 2016 - Wonderfully complex wine. Garnet colored with slow legs. The nose has red currant, dark cherry, hint of vanilla with a smokiness. On the palatte dark cherry, stoniness with a smokiness. The body is full with a leathery texture and nice long finish. Did a vertical tasting with the 09 which was similar but not as complex, but more elegant and softer.

  • RJ Gordon Likes this wine: (94 points)

    October 11, 2014 - This was special, - loved it. Drinking perfectly right now.

  • pjhr wrote: (92 points)

    September 26, 2014 - Similar tasting notes to previous bottles, but with a touch of heat on the finish.

  • pjhr Likes this wine: (93 points)

    May 5, 2014 - As delicious as the last bottle!

  • ScottPreston wrote: (91 points)

    April 21, 2014 - This is one of the more structured KB's i have had, with greater acid and a little less fruit bomby than the SC and RR. I think this was drinking ok, but i want to give my others another 2-4 years in the cellar. This still needs to evolve. Fruit is more on the spicy side, with clove, baking spice, a little cigar. This was a great wine with food.

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  • By Josh Raynolds
    May/June 2010, IWC Issue #150 (link)

    (Kosta Browne Winery Pinot Noir Gap's Crown Vineyard Sonoma Coast) Subscribe to see review text.

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  • By Richard Jennings
    6/18/2011 (link) 90 points

    (Kosta Browne Pinot Noir Gap's Crown Vineyard) Medium dark cherry red color with pale meniscus; reticent, tart cherry, red berry nose; rich, ripe cherry, ripe raspberry, red berry palate with a little heat; medium-plus finish 90+ points

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2008
  • 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 5 (1%)
  • In Cellars 343 (44%)
  • Consumed 425 (55%)

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