2011 Kosta Browne Russian River Valley Pinot Noir

14.5% alc., pH 3.59, TA 0.57, 4,525 cases, $58. A blend from eleven vineyard sites. Aged 16 months in 48% new French oak barrels. · Moderately dark reddishpurple color in the glass. Aromas of Bing cherry, fruit leather, spice and oak vanillin have staying power in the glass. Full-bodied and rather intensely flavored with tastes of sweet cherry and cola. Soft and velvety in the mouth with reserved tannins. Good (+). Reviewed June 23, 2013

Winery: Kosta Browne Winery
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