Kosta Browne 2019 Pinot Noir Mt. Carmel Santa Rita Hills


"The 2019 Pinot Noir Mt. Carmel Vineyard is appealingly rustic, featuring scents of dried red cherries and cranberries, resinous herbs, charcuterie and iron. The medium-bodied palate is chalky and fresh with earthy, spicy fruits and a long, nuanced finish." Robert Parker 94 Points

"Planted in 1989, on steep and rugged land surrounding an
abandoned Carmelite monastery, Mt. Carmel was one of the
first vineyards planted in the Sta. Rita Hills appellation.
Primarily dry-farmed, Mt. Carmel is extremely cool and windy.
This, combined with exceptional Botella clay and
Diatomaceous earth soils, produces a wine that is as intricate
and dynamic as it is alluring.
The 2019 growing season was exceptional for Mt. Carmel -
the vineyard achieved ideal ripeness, and the year was very
windy, which produced an extremely structured wine. With
expressive and complex fruit, earthy aromatics, and profound
bramble notes, it is positively vibrant. The harmonious palate
highlights the grand energy and depth, embodying the
character of Sta. Rita Hills. This wine is unapologetically


NOSE: A medley of alluring aromas from luxurious dark berries to
candied strawberry and raspberry sorbet. It strikes a seamless union
of lush fruit and the finest French oak.
MOUTH: A buzzing texture, vibrant acidity, and soft tannins
highlighting the pure balance.

Fact of Note: The growing season was very
windy, which produced a structured wine with
precise aromatics.

Bottle Size: All bottles are 750ML unless otherwise noted.

21 and Over: Adult Signature Required

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