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Fine Wines International USD 163.00 750ml

Kosta Browne Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast Kanzler Vineyard 2005

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"Extremely HOT on the nose and palate! Classic Kosta Browne exotic spices and intensity through out, but the alcohol really killed it. 15% for a freaking Pinot! "

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Kosta Browne Winery:
Flavorful, intense wines - that is our goal. We believe every wine should be bursting with flavor. This intensity should be part of a greater balance. We find that each of our vineyards has its own "sweet spot" of balance. It is our charge to guide each vineyard to its optimum flavor potential. Our single vineyard wines are blended to express the specific qualities and consistencies of our ped... Read more
Flavorful, intense wines - that is our goal. We believe every wine should be bursting with flavor. This intensity should be part of a greater balance. We find that each of our vineyards has its own "sweet spot" of balance. It is our charge to guide each vineyard to its optimum flavor potential. Our single vineyard wines are blended to express the specific qualities and consistencies of our pedigreed vineyards. Pinot Noir is the perfect palate to define the terroir of these plantings. We offer two appellation wines: our Sonoma Coast and Russian River. These wines are blended to represent the best of our vineyards in each specific appellation. Quality is of utmost importance with these blends. Read less

Member Reviews for Kosta Browne Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast Kanzler Vineyard

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Snooth User: jkagel
81001919
4.50 5
01/04/2009

Explosive bright fruit up front (strawberries and raspberries). Long smooth finish. Feels soft yet vibrant in the mouth. Lots of fun to drink.


Snooth User: bears2nddad
4562444
5.00 5
03/15/2008

Enjoyed 2 half bottles at Picco Restaurant in Larkspur (out of full bottles). The first bottle was amazingly smooth, light, complex, not fruity, a superb pinot. Oddly, the second bottle had an initial musty odor, characteristic of an aged italian or french wine; I suspect it was stored in a cold cellar. It was also excellent, but needed to open a little and reach the correct temperature. This is as good as Pinot gets.


Snooth User: tintin158
3637530
5.00 5
11/28/2007

Awesome pinot. Full bodied with lots of deep fruit that is just bursting out of the glass. Definitively new world.


Snooth User: mallietta
7756720
4.50 5
07/02/2009

Four and a half glasses


External Reviews for Kosta Browne Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast Kanzler Vineyard

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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
01/16/2009

The initial dusty berry and lead pencil shavings are far richer and fruitier on the palate, while still being very taut, backward, intense and concentrated, with potent wild berry and black cherry fruit that's deep and expansive. Needs time. Best fro... Wine Spectator. A Pinot Noir wine from California in USA. 2005 Kosta Browne Pinot Noir Kanzler Vineyard 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
05/12/2010

Intense and vibrant, with a tight beam of spicy wild berry and blackberry fruit that's fresh and lively, picking up hints of anise, sage, herb and tea, before returning to the dried cherry fruit theme. Drink now through 2011. 92 cases made. -JL Wine Spectator. A Pinot Noir wine from California in USA. 2005 Kosta Browne Pinot Noir Miron Vineyard 750ml


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Source: WineGlobe.com
01/29/2009

This wine exibits bold black cherry and blackberry accented with hints of mushroom and cocoa. True to the appellation, the 2005 Sonoma Coast is brimming with dark, deep fruit. Hints of earth and black tea offer depth while juicy plum and blackberry


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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
01/16/2009

Bold, ripe, expansive and expressive, with layers of spice, black cherry, cola, anise and light toasty oak. Tightly focused, rich and complex, this maintains a beam of fruit and finishes with a long, complex aftertaste. Drink now through 2011. 1,821 ... Wine Spectator. A Pinot Noir wine from California in USA. 2005 Kosta Browne Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast 750ml



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