2008 Kosta Browne Pinot Noir Keefer Ranch Vineyard

Pinot Noir

  • USA
  • California
  • Sonoma County
  • Russian River Valley

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  • CADomer Likes this wine: 92 points

    August 11, 2013 - Beautiful nose of classic KB perfumed fruit. I think that the 2008s are starting to finally come around and get into a more traditional KB wheelhouse. Still, this vintage is different and the muted tones of darker fruit and higher acid remain.

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  • Barry Notes commented:

    8/13/13, 8:22 AM - I couldn't agree more w/your comment on 08's being different. Although just getting into that vintage now, they have been somewhat shut down and lack the usual KB big nose/fruit. I think you are right that they maybe are now just coming around. Keep you glass full. Barry

  • CADomer commented:

    8/13/13, 8:31 AM - Thanks for the comment, Barry. After a conversation with MB, I decided that I would drink through my 08's because of their specific vintage characteristics and then go back to the more "typical" and in my opinion, better 2007 vintage wines.

  • Barry Notes commented:

    8/13/13, 8:37 AM - I too think the 07 are superior although had one a few weeks ago that was completely shut down. Think it was the Koplan.

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