Kosta Browne Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir 2018
|Region||California, Sonoma County, Sonoma Coast|
Nose: Alluring notes of blackberry, blueberry, and rich raspberry.
Mouth: Bold entry, followed by great tension, focus, a malleable structure, and a long finish.
Brought up mostly in French oak, with a small amount in concrete, the 2018 Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast has that classic Sonoma Coast pretty red fruit-driven style as well as subtle white flower, spice, and even a kiss of minerality. It's beautifully balanced and medium-bodied, with an elegant, ethereal style that still has solid structure. It will drink well for a decade.
Coming about 30% to 40% from Gap's Crown this vintage, the 2018 Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast has very pretty, sweet berry fruits - strawberries, raspberries, rhubarb - with accents of tea leaves, dried flowers and fragrant earth. The medium-bodied palate has a great dichotomy of classic Pinot Noir fruit and amaro-like bitterness, juicy, soft and sexy with a long, spicy finish. Lovely!
Sourced from a myriad of spectacular sites, this red is thick in approach and nuanced in spice, bursting in dark cherry, currant, rhubarb and clove. Classic elements of forest floor and black tea accent the brawny structure and long finish.