2021 Kosta Browne Pinot Noir Santa Rita Hills
2021 Kosta Browne Pinot Noir Santa Rita Hills The 2021 Sta. Rita Hills Pinot Noir was harvested over three weeks during an ideal growing season. Brimming with vibrant notes of cranberry, strawberry, and cherry with subtle hints of citrus and understated tannins, this wine has a finesse that leads to an extended finish. Bright red fruit with delightful aromas of earth, pine, clove, and cinnamon stick. Soft on the palate with juicy cranberry, cherry, and strawberry fruit notes. Subtle citrus adds nuance to a smooth finish. Winemaker Sourced Vineyards: Mt. Carmel, Rita’s Crown, Bentrock, Radian, John Sebastiano, Sanford & Benedict, Drum Canyon, Our Lady of Guadalupe, Peake Ranch. Winemaker
2021 is a phenomenal vintage North Coast California Pinot Noir. Kosta Browne is at the top of the mountain for California Pinot Noir. The wines are impossible to get only available by mailing list and it will take you years of waiting to get any and the finest selected restaurants in the US. These are the Pinot’s that everyone wants. This is as good as it gets! Kosta Browne became a Cult wine when their 2009 vintage ranked as the Wine Spectator #1 wine back in 2011, and the wines immediately became nearly impossible to acquire. Today I have a tiny amounts of five different wines from Kosta Browne to offer from the great 2021 vintage. Julien Howespian Winemaker for Kosta Browne calls 2021 a “not to be missed vintage” a huge statement from such a famous Pinot Noir figure. Pinot Winemakers across California predict that the 2021 vintage will be one of the best in recent memory.
Using their saved money made from tips at their restaurant jobs, Michael Browne and Dan Kosta purchased a half ton of Pinot Noir, a used barrel and a hand-crank stemmer-crusher and Kosta Browne was born. Starting from the bottom, they have developed relationships with growers to source the best. These flavor forward, intense, yet balanced wines have earned the praises of aficionados and critics alike. There is a 5 year wait list just to have access to the Kosta Browne mailing list; therefore you should be especially thrilled to have access to these California treasures!