Kosta Browne Chardonnay One Sixteen 2021
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Kosta Browne, under the guidance of winemaker Julien Howsepian, showcases their commitment to crafting soulful and thought-provoking wines with their Appellation Series. The Kosta Browne Chardonnay One Sixteen 2021 is a remarkable expression of the Russian River Valley’s cool-climate terroir, where the marine influence from the nearby Pacific Ocean lends its powerful attributes to the vineyards.
In the glass, the Chardonnay One Sixteen 2021 reveals a radiant golden color, hinting at the richness that awaits. The nose is greeted with expressive aromatics that captivate the senses. Fresh mango, honeyed lemon peel, and toasted brioche intertwine, creating a bouquet that is both enticing and luxurious.
On the palate, this wine demonstrates stunning balance and finesse. It opens with a refined, smooth entry, enveloping the taste buds with its elegance. Lively acidity dances across the palate, providing a refreshing vibrancy that enlivens the wine. The weightless texture on the finish further enhances the overall experience, leaving a lasting impression.
Crafted with precision, the Chardonnay One Sixteen 2021 is the result of meticulous winemaking techniques. Individual pressed lots undergo 100% native primary and malolactic fermentations, imbuing the wine with profound dimension and breadth. The careful aging process contributes to its complexity, with 30% new French oak, 4% new Austrian oak, and 20% wood cask maturation, complemented by 66% stainless steel aging for six months.
Critics have praised the Kosta Browne Chardonnay One Sixteen 2021 for its impeccable quality. It has garnered acclaim for its expressive aromatics, refined palate, and weightless finish. This wine truly embodies the essence of the Russian River Valley, showcasing the region’s ability to produce Chardonnays with intensely focused flavors and remarkable balance.
Indulge in the Kosta Browne Chardonnay One Sixteen 2021, a wine that exemplifies the winery’s unwavering commitment to excellence and their passion for exploring the world’s great terroirs.