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Date Printed: 5/25/2017
Loring Wine Company Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2009
Loring Wine Company Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2009
(search item no. 113696)
screw cap wine
boutique wine
has large label

Wine Spectator rating: 93 points
PRICE ON 5/25/2017: $41.99

Winemaker's Notes:

#75 Wine Spectator Top 100 of 2011

The 2009 is super rich without being too heavy. Great texture and mouth feel. Dare I say the "iron fist in the velvet glove" ideal that I think all Pinot Producers secretly hope for. Super seductive and "brainy" at the same time. This wine will be great right out of the gate, but will have the potential to age well for at least 6-8 years, and maybe more!

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About Loring Wine Company:

White writing software for the aerospace industry, Brian felt that he just wasn't busy enough, so he decided to moonlight as a winemaker starting in 1999. His sister, Kimberly, decided that Brian shouldn't have all the fun, so she decided to spend her free time away from work (designing data processing systems for credit card companies) at the winery as well. As the winery grew, more and more people kept bugging Brian and Kimberly, looking to buy their wines. It eventually go so annoying that in 2006, they decided to quit their day jobs and spend all their time at the winery, hoping to make enough wine to get everyone to stop complaining. They now produce about 6500 cases of wine a year, which seems to keep everyone happy.