Kosta Browne

Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir

9.2288 ratings
9.041 pro ratings
Sonoma Coast, Sonoma County, California, USA
Pinot Noir
Turkey, Game, Exotic Spices, Soft Cheese, Duck, Goose, Salads & Greens, Potato, Quinoa, Farro, Brown Rice, White Rice, Pasta, Herbs, Nuts & Seeds, Mushrooms, Chicken, Meaty & Oily Fish, Shellfish, Crab & Lobster, Stew, Onion, Shallot, Garlic, Salami & Prosciutto, Salmon, Quinoa, Shellfish
Top Notes For
David T

Independent Sommelier/Wine Educator

9.3

From brine to seasoned to cooked bird.

Happy Thanksgiving.

Gotta have two glasses with Thanksgiving Turkey, one for dark & white meat.

Nicely, ripe blackberries, black plum, black raspberries, dark cherries, medium intensity, dark spice, cinnamon stick, clove, nutmeg, vanilla, dark & red fresh and withering florals, near perfect acidity and a lush, balanced, long finish. At it peaks.

From brine to seasoned to cooked bird.

Happy Thanksgiving.

Gotta have two glasses with Thanksgiving Turkey, one for dark & white meat.

Nicely, ripe blackberries, black plum, black raspberries, dark cherries, medium intensity, dark spice, cinnamon stick, clove, nutmeg, vanilla, dark & red fresh and withering florals, near perfect acidity and a lush, balanced, long finish. At it peaks.

Nov 24th, 2023
Eric Urbani

My #8 in this 2007-2018 vertical. I thought it was the 2016, turned out to be the 2012. Seem much younger, so I guess it should really shine in the next few years

My #8 in this 2007-2018 vertical. I thought it was the 2016, turned out to be the 2012. Seem much younger, so I guess it should really shine in the next few years

Jan 24th, 2021
Eric Urbani

My #1 in this 2007-2018 vertical. KB at its best IMHO.

My #1 in this 2007-2018 vertical. KB at its best IMHO.

Jan 24th, 2021
Michael Hildbold

Very ripe.

Very ripe.

5 people found it helpfulJun 17th, 2014
Marshall Parrish

The complexity, above all else. I can tell you all about everything else but the finish is why you pay that price for Kosta.

The complexity, above all else. I can tell you all about everything else but the finish is why you pay that price for Kosta.

2 people found it helpfulDec 14th, 2014
Eric Urbani

A tasting of nine 2012 Sonoma Coast Pinots. We all enjoyed this earthy Pinot from KB, our #2 wine from the lineup.

A tasting of nine 2012 Sonoma Coast Pinots. We all enjoyed this earthy Pinot from KB, our #2 wine from the lineup.

1 person found it helpfulJul 20th, 2021
Ron Pannesi

Solid. Bing cherries and clean bright acidity. Good example of 2012 Sonoma Coast Pinot.

Solid. Bing cherries and clean bright acidity. Good example of 2012 Sonoma Coast Pinot.

1 person found it helpfulSep 28th, 2014
Charlie Beatty

Buyer wineworksonline.com

9.5

Wow 2012 Sonoma Coast wonderful fruit a little lighter in style than the other Pinot Kosta Browne 2012 Sonoma Coast. Another Great Night at the Chophouse ! Bravo

Wow 2012 Sonoma Coast wonderful fruit a little lighter in style than the other Pinot Kosta Browne 2012 Sonoma Coast. Another Great Night at the Chophouse ! Bravo

1 person found it helpfulApr 29th, 2014
Jake Fetzer

Owner, Masút WInery

8.7

Smooth and tasty. Drink now-April 2014

Smooth and tasty. Drink now-April 2014

1 person found it helpfulMar 17th, 2014
Carl Fischer

Roses and chocolates are so amateur 😜; wine and heart-shaped-salted-chocolate donuts are much more my speed on Valentine's Day. Fresh strawberries and cherries on the nose, this is a pretty big wine. Nice flavors of cherry, spice and black tea. Decent tannins and acidity. It was a good wine, just not a great wine. I prefer others in their line up.

Roses and chocolates are so amateur 😜; wine and heart-shaped-salted-chocolate donuts are much more my speed on Valentine's Day. Fresh strawberries and cherries on the nose, this is a pretty big wine. Nice flavors of cherry, spice and black tea. Decent tannins and acidity. It was a good wine, just not a great wine. I prefer others in their line up.

Feb 15th, 2017