Kosta Browne Santa Lucia Highlands Pinot Noir 2018
|Region||California, Central Coast, Santa Lucia Highlands|
Brought up in 20% new French oak, the 2018 Pinot Noir Santa Lucia Highlands offers a terrific, complex bouquet of spiced cherries, raspberries, spring flowers, and dried herbs. Beautifully balanced, elegant, and seamless on the palate, it shines for its complexity, texture, and length and is a stunning Santa Lucia Highlands release!
Big and ripe, with firm tannins juicing the slate, dried red fruit and spice flavors. Mocha hints show on the broad, powerful finish, revealing creamy accents. Drink now through 2023. 2,250 cases made.
Black-raspberry jam, rose petals and a hint of lavender show on the nose of this appellation blend. The palate is consumed with flavors of rich cranberry sauce, orange rind, cinnamon stick and light clove.
The 2018 Pinot Noir Santa Lucia Highlands comes from Pisoni, Garys', Soberanes and Sierra Mar vineyards. Medium ruby, it has bright, crunchy red cherries and blackberries, tar, potting soil and rose petals scents with a medium-bodied palate that's broody and earthy but lifted by good freshness and finely grained, finishing long.