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2021 Spring Offering Vintage Notes

It is our pleasure to unveil the stunning 2019 vintage Appellation Series wines. The growing season was a classic California vintage, ripening the grapes to perfection, yielding vibrant and captivating wines. Intricately structured with soaring flavors, these new releases will drink beautifully in the years ahead. The Spring Offering will be live from Tuesday, January 26 to Wednesday, February 17.
Kosta Browne 2021 Spring Offering Vintage
It is our pleasure to unveil the stunning 2019 vintage Appellation Series wines. The growing season was a classic California vintage, ripening the grapes to perfection, yielding vibrant and captivating wines. Intricately structured with soaring flavors, these new releases will drink beautifully in the years ahead. The Spring Offering will be live from Tuesday, January 26 to Wednesday, February 17.
First Pick
8/29/19 - Ritchie Young Vine CH - 9/11/19 - Giusti Ranch Old Vine PN
Last Pick
10/08/19 Keefer Ranch CH - 10/17/19 - Demuth 2A PN
Smallest Lot
Several 1Ton lots from Pisoni, Silver Eagle, and Bootlegger's Hill
Largest Lot
10.3T from 3 different blocks of Cerise in new oak fermenter
Fact of note
The Sonoma Coast, Russian River Valley, and Santa Lucia Highlands blends were aged in foudres. This method creates great depth in the mid-palate and slows the aging process due to less micro-oxygenation, allowing the wines to remain fresh and vibrant.

2021 Spring Offering Wine Notes

Appellation Wines

2019 Russian River Valley, Pinot Noir 2019 Sonoma Coast, Pinot Noir 2019 Sta. Rita Hills, Pinot Noir 2019 Santa Lucia Highlands, Pinot Noir 2019 Anderson Valley, Pinot Noir 2019 One-Sixteen, Russian River Valley, Chardonnay

Vintages

2021 Spring Offering

Intensely concentrated with striking elegance, 2019 is a vintage not to miss. Spring Offering live 1/26/21 - 2/17/21

2018

One of the finest growing seasons of the past decade. 

2017

A concentrated harvest with high-quality fruit. 

2016

A stellar vintage to end the drought.

2015

Another vintage to make us all smile.

2014

Epic vintage. Near perfect conditions with yields to match.

2013

Quite simply, 2013 offered us truly wonderful conditions and allowed each vineyard to shine despite the recent statewide drought.

2012

Post-card growing season helped nurture a good crop of brilliant quality. A welcome respite from more difficult years.

2011

A challenging vintage but one we relished. Cool and wet spring followed by late rains during harvest caused some concern.

2010

Temperature extremes pushed us and our vineyards but the efforts paid off with resulting high quality.

2009

A joy of a vintage with near perfect growing conditions throughout the year.

2008

A difficult year - with frost, heat and drought all making an appearance.

2007

An ideal, if early, vintage with consistent weather and temperatures throughout the season.

2006

A cool spring was tempered by a hot July but overall, a cooler and more elegant year.

2005

Marked by cool weather that allowed fruit to mature gracefully. A sleek vintage.

2004

Excellent year. Slightly earlier harvest due to warmer temperatures.